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Eugene O'Neill : a documentary film

Author: Ric BurnsArthur GelbBarbara GelbMarilyn NessSteve RivoAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. The program traces his life from his early days in New York to his last years in Boston when he suffered from tremors which kept him from his writing.
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Biography
Named Person: Eugene O'Neill
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ric Burns; Arthur Gelb; Barbara Gelb; Marilyn Ness; Steve Rivo; Robin Espinola; Mary Recine; Lloyd Richards; Edward L Shaughnessy; Christopher Plummer; Al Pacino; Zoe Caldwell; Robert Sean Leonard; Callie Thorne; Vanessa Redgrave; Liam Neeson; Natasha Richardson; Jason Robards; Brian Keane; Steeplechase Films Inc.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 1415702276 9781415702277
OCLC Number: 64202272
Language Note: English dialogue ; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on the "American experience" television program in 2006.
Special features: performances and dramatic readings by Al Pacino, Liam Neeson, Christopher Plummer, and others; interview with Ric Burns; additional interviews with Jason Robards, Tony Kushner, John Guare, and others.
Credits: Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Peter Nelson, Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane.
Cast: Voices by Al Pacino, Zoe Caldwell, Christopher Plummer, Robert Sean Leonard, Callie Thorne, Vanessa Redgrave, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, and Jason Robards.
Performer(s): Narrator: Christopher Plummer ; commentary by Lloyd Richards, Edward Shaughnessy, Sydney Lumet, Tony Kushner.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 soundtracks.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; directed by Ric Burns ; written by Arthur Gelb & Barbara Gelb and Ric Burns ; produced by Marilyn Ness & Steve Rivo with Robin Espinola & Mary Recine.

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Eugene O'Neill was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Through his experimental and emotionally probing dramas, he addressed the difficulties of human society with a deep psychological complexity. The program traces his life from his early days in New York to his last years in Boston when he suffered from tremors which kept him from his writing.

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