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Title Broadway theatre archive [videorecording]. Great performances, set 1.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2014]
West Long Branch, NJ : distributed by Kultur


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 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4575 B785 2014  Disc 1    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4575 B785 2014  Disc 2    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4575 B785 2014  Disc 3    ---  Available
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4575 B785 2014  Disc 4    ---  Available
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Description 4 videodiscs (357 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical 2.0 dolby digital rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
System Details DVD; Fullscreen 4:3 presentation; All regions, NTSC; 2.0 Dolby; Dolby Digital.
Contents Disc 1. Death of a salesman (1966) / Arthur Miller ; cast: Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock (112 min.) -- Disc 2. Alice at the palace (1981) ; cast: Meryl Streep, Betty Aberlin, Debbie Allen (75 min.) -- Disc 3. Uncommon women and others (1978) / Wendy Wasserstein ; cast: Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry (90 min.) -- Disc 4. For colored girls who have considered suicide (1982) ; cast: Alfre Woodard, Lynn Whitfield (80 min.).
Summary This first set of Broadway Theatre Archives Great Performances includes the superb 1966 television adaptation by Arthur Miller of his Pulitzer Prize-winning modern tragedy, Death of a Salesman; Alice at the Palace, a "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland; Uncommon Women and Others, Wendy Wasserstein's play about Mount Holyoke graduates at a reunion assessing whether they have achieved their goals; and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide, a "choreopoem" illuminating the story and struggle of black women in America in song, poetry, and dance.
Note Title from container.
Cast Lee J. Cobb, Mildred Dunnock (Death of a Salesman); Meryl Streep, Betty Aberlin, Debbie Allen (Alice at the Palace); Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, Jill Eikenberry (Uncommon Women and Others); Alfre Woodard, Lynn Whitfield (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide).
Note Originally broadcast in 1966 (Death of a Salesman); 1981 (Alice at the Palace); 1978 (Uncommon Women and Others); 1982 (For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide).
Language English audio.
Subject Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898 -- Television adaptations.
Alice (Fictitious character from Carroll) -- Drama.
Mount Holyoke College -- Alumni and alumnae -- Drama.
Dysfunctional families -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Families -- United States -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- Drama.
Fathers and sons -- United States -- Drama.
Marriage -- Drama.
Suicide -- Drama.
Traveling sales personnel -- Drama.
Traveling sales personnel -- United States -- Drama.
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York.
Women college graduates -- United States -- Drama.
African American women -- Drama.
African American women -- Social conditions -- Drama.
Alice (Fictitious character from Carroll) (OCoLC)fst00805040
Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898. (OCoLC)fst00035896
Mount Holyoke College. (OCoLC)fst00530339
African American women. (OCoLC)fst00799438
African American women -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799467
Dysfunctional families. (OCoLC)fst01728523
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Fathers and sons. (OCoLC)fst00921899
Marriage. (OCoLC)fst01010443
Suicide. (OCoLC)fst01137578
Theater. (OCoLC)fst01149217
Traveling sales personnel. (OCoLC)fst01155781
Universities and colleges -- Alumni and alumnae. (OCoLC)fst01161636
Women college graduates. (OCoLC)fst01177443
New York (State) -- New York. (OCoLC)fst01204333
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Fiction television programs.
Televised plays.
Feature films.
Fantasy films.
Film adaptations.
Television adaptations.
Musical films.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Fantasy films. (OCoLC)fst01710304
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710265
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Musical films. (OCoLC)fst01710273
Televised plays. (OCoLC)fst01726268
Television adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710478
Added Author Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976, actor.
Dunnock, Mildred, 1901-1991.
Streep, Meryl, actor.
Aberlin, Betty.
Allen, Debbie, 1950- actor.
Kurtz, Swoosie.
Eikenberry, Jill.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953- actor.
Whitfield, Lynn.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005. Death of a salesman.
Television adaptation of (work): Swados, Elizabeth. Alice at the palace.
Television adaptation of (work): Wasserstein, Wendy. Uncommon women and others.
Television adaptation of (work): Shange, Ntozake. For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf.
Kultur International Films, film distributor.
ISBN 9780769749266
Standard No. 032031492691
Music No. D4926 Kultur

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