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Ambrose Bierce's Parker Adderson, philosopher

Author: Henry FondaArthur BarronOzzie BrownJohn KortyDan McCannAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Monterey Home Video : Distributed by Fries Home Video, [1986], ©1974.
Series: American short story.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Parker Adderson is a confessed Yankee spy whose philosophizing about his fate--hanging at sunrise--forces his executioner to take a long, hard look at death. The second work explores the turmoil of one man, a writer, in his search for form and harmony in life.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Drama
Fiction
Film adaptations
History
Named Person: Ambrose Bierce; John Updike; Ambrose Bierce; John Updike
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Fonda; Arthur Barron; Ozzie Brown; John Korty; Dan McCann; Harris Yulin; Douglass Watson; Darren O'Connor; James Greene; Ron Weyand; Dana Larsson; Paul Goldsmith; Ambrose Bierce; John Updike; Learning in Focus, inc.; Monterey Home Video (Firm); Fries Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 27042471
Notes: Titles are reversed on container.
Title on cassette: The music school/Parker Adderson, philosopher.
Based on the stories of the same titles.
Videocassette release of the 1974 motion picture broadcast on PBS.
Credits: First work: Director of photography, Paul Goldsmith; editor, Karl Epstein; costumes, Evelyn Barron; music, Artie Traum. 2nd work: Director of photography, John Korty; editor, Richard Chew; music, Ed Bogas; costumes, Shoshana Dubiner.
Cast: Douglas Watson, Harris Yulin, Darren O'Connor, James Greene (1st work); Ron Weyand, Dana Larsson, Tom Dahlgren, Vera Stough, Frank Albertson, Elizabeth Huddle Nyberg, Anne Lawder (2nd work).
Performer(s): Host: Henry Fonda.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 69 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: American short story.
Other Titles: Parker Adderson, philosopher
John Updike's The music school
Music school
Responsibility: written and directed by Arthur Barron ; producer, Ozzie Brown. John Updike's The Music school / screenplay by John Korty ; producer, Dan McCann ; directed by John Korty ; [both] a production of Learning in Focus ; executive producer, Robert Geller.

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Parker Adderson is a confessed Yankee spy whose philosophizing about his fate--hanging at sunrise--forces his executioner to take a long, hard look at death. The second work explores the turmoil of one man, a writer, in his search for form and harmony in life.

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