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The five forty-eight

Author: James IvoryLaurence LuckinbillMary Beth HurtJohn CheeverWNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)All authors
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Films Inc. [distributor], ©1988.
Series: Great performances.; Cheever short stories.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Ivory; Laurence Luckinbill; Mary Beth Hurt; John Cheever; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films Incorporated.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Library Video Classics Project.
OCLC Number: 17992630
Notes: "The John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Library Video Classics Project."
Originally produced as motion picture in 1979.
Dates vary: cassette, c1979; publicity material, c1988.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrzej Bartkowiak ; film editor, David E. McKenna ; music, Jonathan Tunick.
Cast: Laurence Luckinbill, Mary Beth Hurt.
Target Audience: Senior high school through college and adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Great performances.; Cheever short stories.
Responsibility: WNET/Thirteen ; producers, Ann Blumenthal and Peter Weinberg ; director, James Ivory.

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A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train.

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