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Betty & Coretta  Cover Image DVD DVD

Betty & Coretta / Lifetime Pictures ; produced by Yves Simoneau, Jacquline Lavoie ; story and teleplay by Shem Bitterman and Ron Hutchinson ; directed by Yves Simoneau.

Simoneau, Yves. (Added Author). Bitterman, Shem. (Added Author). Hutchinson, Ron, 1947- (Added Author). Dee, Ruby. (Added Author). Bassett, Angela. (Added Author). Blige, Mary J. (Added Author). Yoba, Malik. (Added Author). Pierre, Lindsay Owen, 1975- (Added Author). Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.) (Added Author). Entertainment One (Firm) (Added Author). Lifetime Television (Firm) (Added Author). Ruby Dee, Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Malik Yoba, Lindsay Owen Pierre. (Cast).


Two extraordinary women-Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X-come to life in this Lifetime Movie Network movie. After their husbands' tragic assassinations, they developed a unique friendship spanning three decades as they carried on the Civil Rights movement while supporting their families as single mothers. Through their strength and dignity, they became role models for millions of women.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Lionsgate : 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast as a made-for-TV movie on the Lifetime network in 2013.
Special features: Never before seen on TV footage.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Guy Dufaux ; edited by Richard Comeau ; music by Terence Blanchard.
Participant or Performer Note:
Ruby Dee, Angela Bassett, Mary J. Blige, Malik Yoba, Lindsay Owen Pierre.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD, 16x9 widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006 > Drama.
Shabazz, Betty > Drama.
African American civil rights workers > Biography.
African American women > Biography.
Civil rights.
Genre: Video recordings.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Caruthersville Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Caruthersville Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Caruthersville Public Library DVD BET (Text) 38417100413188 DVD Available -

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