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RUBY BRIDGES

FEATURE FILM

1998

SYNOPSIS

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When bright six-year-old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American student to 

integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness 

of racism for the very first time. But guided by the love of her mother and father, Ruby's 

heroic struggle for a better education becomes a lesson for us all.

 

 

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CREDITS

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Directed by: Euzhan Palcy

Written by: Toni Ann Johnson

Produced by: Anne Hopkins

Coproduced by: Euzhan Palcy

Music by: Patrice Rushen

Cinematography by: John Simmons

Film Editing by: Paul MaMastra

Casting by: Phyllis Huffman

Art Direction by: Linwood Taylor

Set Decoration by: Steve Davis

Costume Design by: Peggy Farrell

Running time: 96 minutes

Sound Mix: Stereo

Color: Color

Marian Associates

Walt Disney Television

CAST

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(In credits order)

 

Penelope Ann Miller  —  Barbara Henry

Kevin Pollak  —  Dr. Robert Coles

Michael Beach  —  Abon Bridges

Jean Louisa Kelly — Jane Coles

Peter Francis James  —  Dr. Broyard

Patrika Darbo  —  Miss Spencer

Chaz Monet  —  Ruby Nell Bridges

Diana Scarwid  —  Miss Woodmere

Lela Rochon  —  Lucielle "Lucy" Bridges

Toni Ann Johnson  —  Alma Broyard

Michael Burgess  —  Mr. Levis

Al Butler  —  Deputy U.S. Marshal Al Buffer

TRAILER

 

RUBY BRIDGES

 

AWARDS & HONORS

 

 

                                  —  1998  President Clinton & Disney CEO introduce Ruby Bridges

—  1999 Christopher Award

—  1998 Humanitas Prize (for the screenwriter)

—  1999 National Educational Media Network Gold Apple Award

—  1999 Young Artist Award / Best Performance by a young artist under 10

—  1999 Image Awards Nominee

—  1999 American Cinema Editors Nominee

—  1999 Young Star Awards Nominee
—  ABC’s “Ruby Bridges" collected the best “Wonderful World of Disney” rating in    

     eight weeks and second-best to-date by a made-for (behind only “Cinderella”).
     Go to the link

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