10,000 Black Men Named George

10,000 Black Men Named George
Written by Cyrus Nowrasteh
Directed by Robert Townsend
Starring Andre Braugher
Charles S. Dutton
Mario Van Peebles
Theme music composer Stephen James Taylor
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Michelle Mundy
Cinematography Edward J. Pei
Editor(s) Katina Zinner
Peter Zinner
Running time 95 minutes
Production company(s) Paramount Television
Distributor Showtime Networks
Original release February 24, 2002

10,000 Black Men Named George is a 2002 Showtime TV movie about A. Philip Randolph and his coworkers Milton Webster and Ashley Totten. The title refers to the custom of the time when Pullman porters, all of whom were black, were addressed as "George".


The film follows union activist A. Philip Randolph's efforts to organize the black porters of the Pullman Rail Company in 1920s America, known as the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.



The movie was filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[1]

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