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Jack London

Author: Michel LeBrisMichel ViotteAnne-Françoise de BuzareinguesNick CalderbankGédéon Communications (Firm)All authors
Publisher: [Paris] : Gédéon ; West Long Branch, NJ : Distributed by Kultur, ©1995.
Series: Great writers.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Upon his return to the San Francisco area from the Alaska gold rush, Jack London began to write about his experiences. London's colorful life, during which he wrote more than 50 books, including his masterpiece, The Call of the wild, and which included experience as a war correspondent, and two stormy marriages, ended in his suicide at the age of 40. The program presents London's life story, examines the social and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Named Person: Jack London; Jack London
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michel LeBris; Michel Viotte; Anne-Françoise de Buzareingues; Nick Calderbank; Gédéon Communications (Firm); France 3 cinéma (Firm); Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 0769782116 9780769782119
OCLC Number: 70191904
Credits: Cameraman, Michel Viotte ; editor, Frédéric Krettly ; researcher, Deborah Ford ; translator, Michael Westlake.
Performer(s): Narrator, Nick Calderbank.
Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color, with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital 2.0; 4:3 full screen presentation.
Contents: Opening --
Complex, contradictory man --
Early years --
Journey to Japan --
Life on the road --
Young socialist --
Klondike gold rush --
Short stories --
Family life --
London's East End --
"The Call of the Wild" --
"The Sea Wolf" --
War correspondent --
Ranch in Glen Ellen --
Snark --
Journey to the South Pacific --
Return to Earth --
Wolf house --
Racial views --
Back to Hawaii --
Death of London --
Credits.
Series Title: Great writers.
Responsibility: a Gédéon/France 3 coproduction ; written by Michel LeBris ; directed by Michel Viotte ; producer, Anne-Françoise de Buzareingues.

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Upon his return to the San Francisco area from the Alaska gold rush, Jack London began to write about his experiences. London's colorful life, during which he wrote more than 50 books, including his masterpiece, The Call of the wild, and which included experience as a war correspondent, and two stormy marriages, ended in his suicide at the age of 40. The program presents London's life story, examines the social and political events which influenced his work, and includes commentary, archival documents and rare interviews.

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