Amos 'n' Andy: Anatomy of a Controversy (1983)
TV Movie | 60 min | Documentary

The history of the television version of "Amos and Andy" and the public outcry to cancel it.
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Director
Stanley Sheff (as Stanley J. Sheff)
Writers
Bob Greenberg | Michael Avery (concept) (as Michael R. Avery) | H.E. Hammerstead (concept)
Editors
John Peterson (as John R. Peterson) | Stanley Sheff (as Stanley J. Sheff)
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Updated Dec 31, 1983

Release date
1983 (United States)

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13 cast members
Name Known for
George Kirby
Self / Narrator Self / Narrator   See fewer
Freeman F. Gosden
Self / Amos (archive footage) (as Freeman Gosden) Self / Amos (archive footage) (as Freeman Gosden)   See fewer
Charles J. Correll
Self / Andy (archive footage) (as Charles Correll) Self / Andy (archive footage) (as Charles Correll)   See fewer
Tim Moore
Kingfish (archive footage) Kingfish (archive footage)   See fewer
Spencer Williams
Andy (archive footage) Andy (archive footage)   See fewer
Ernestine Wade
Self / Sapphire (archive footage) Self / Sapphire (archive footage)   See fewer
Alvin Childress
Self / Amos Self / Amos   See fewer
Richard Correll
Self (as Rich Correll) Self (as Rich Correll)   See fewer
Johnny Lee
Calhoun (archive footage) Calhoun (archive footage)   See fewer
Jesse Jackson
Self (as Rev. Jesse Jackson) Self (as Rev. Jesse Jackson)   See fewer
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