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The Resource James Thurber : the life and hard times, Van Doren Productions, Inc. ; writer, producer, and director, Adam Van Doren

James Thurber : the life and hard times, Van Doren Productions, Inc. ; writer, producer, and director, Adam Van Doren

Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times
Title
James Thurber
Title remainder
the life and hard times
Statement of responsibility
Van Doren Productions, Inc. ; writer, producer, and director, Adam Van Doren
Contributor
Director
Film distributor
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times is the first major documentary on the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists. Known for his classic short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Thurber was a legendary contributor of prose and cartoons to The New Yorker magazine where he worked for many years. Narrated by George Plimpton, this documentary includes interviews with Edward Albee, John Updike, Alistair Cooke, Roy Blount Jr., Fran Lebowitz and others
Cataloging source
OCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
818/.5209
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator, George Plimpton
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1962-
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  • Van Doren, Adam
  • Plimpton, George
  • Van Doren Productions, Inc
  • First-Run Features (Firm)
Runtime
57
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  • Thurber, James
  • Thurber, James
  • American wit and humor
  • Cartoonists
  • Humorists, American
  • American wit and humor
  • Cartoonists
  • Humorists, American
  • United States
Technique
live action
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Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times, Van Doren Productions, Inc. ; writer, producer, and director, Adam Van Doren
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released in 2000
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (57 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229916004
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRF 916004D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn881617025
  • (OCoLC)881617025
System details
DVD ; NTSC; full screen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times, Van Doren Productions, Inc. ; writer, producer, and director, Adam Van Doren
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released in 2000
  • Special features included
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (57 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229916004
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
FRF 916004D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn881617025
  • (OCoLC)881617025
System details
DVD ; NTSC; full screen
Video recording format
DVD

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