Episode Detail: Solomon Northup's Odyssey - American Playhouse
"Solomon Northup's Odyssey" dramatizes the true story of a black freeman who was kidnaped in Washington, D.C., and sold to slave traders. His experiences are the basis for Samm-Art Williams and Lou Potter's script, directed by Gordon Parks. Jenny: Rhetta Greene. Solomon: Avery Brooks. Epps: John Saxon. Anne: Petronia Paley.