The Color Purple: The Color of Success

The Color Purple: The Color of Success takes a look at the tremendous success of the Alice Walker film, The Color Purple. This television special explores how this award winning book became a movie and a Broadway play. The special is told by entertainers that have embraced the film. It shows the unique thread that Alice Walker has sown in African American literature. This shows the inspiration that went into creating such a timeless story. This film provides different angles of how the story line provided an outlet for a new voice. It highlights the most successful Alice Walker novel.

TV One
1 Season, 1 Episode
December 23, 2008
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The Color Purple: The Color of Success Full Episode Guide

  • This landmark documentary chronicles the remarkable evolution of Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning story from best selling novel, to Academy Award-nominated film to Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.