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Lawmen : Bass Reeves  Cover Image DVD DVD

Lawmen : Bass Reeves / created by Chad Feehan ; executive producers, Taylor Sheridan [and 8 others] ; MTV Entertainment Studios.

It follows the journey of Reeves and his rise from enslavement to law enforcement as one of the first Black U.S. Deputy Marshals west of the Mississippi. Despite arresting over 3,000 outlaws during his career, the weight of the badge was heavy, and he wrestled with its moral and spiritual cost to his beloved family. This release features over two hours of special features, including an exclusive interview with Production Designer, Wynn Thomas (Malcolm X, Hidden Figures).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 361 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : MTV, [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Wide screen.
Special features: A breed apart: production design with Wynn Thomas -- Unbreakable: the legend of Bass Reeves -- Tha Native American Nations -- Behind the Battle of Pea Ridge -- Building the world of Lawmen: Bass Reeves -- The legend behind the badge -- Behind the stories -- Meet the characters.
Participant or Performer Note:
David Oyelowo, Dennis Quaid, Donald Sutherland, Lauren E. Banks, Demi Singleton, Forrest Goodluck, Barry Pepper, Grantham Coleman, Joaquina Kalukango, Lonnie Chavis, Rob Morgan.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Originally broadcast as single episodes of a television program in 2023.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; English 5.1 Dolby Digital; wide screen.
Language Note:
English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Reeves, Bass > Drama.
African Americans > Drama.
Outlaws > Drama.
Marshals > Mississippi > Drama.
Genre: Western television programs.
Historical television programs.
Action and adventure television programs.
Television mini-series.
Fiction television programs.
Television series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at Berks County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at RACC.


  • 2 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Status Due Date Courses
RACC TV Series (Text) 33624024875500 New DVD series Checked Out 05/28/2024

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