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Merton : a film biography of Thomas Merton

Author: Thomas MertonGregory AbelsAlexander ScourbyRobert LaxRobert GirouxAll authors
Publisher: New York : First Run Features, [2004?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a study of the life of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, author, philosopher, and activist, drawing upon archival film, still photographs, interviews, and readings from Merton's writings.
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Genre/Form: Biographical videos
Biography
Named Person: Thomas Merton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Merton; Gregory Abels; Alexander Scourby; Robert Lax; Robert Giroux; Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; John Barber; Joan Baez; Lawrence Ferlinghetti; Paul Wilkes; Audrey Laurine Glynn; Tom Hurwitz; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56058938
Notes: Originally produced in 1984.
Credits: Director of photography, Thomas Hurwitz ; film editor, Zina Voynow.
Performer(s): Readings, Gregory Abels ; narrator, Alexander Scourby ; featuring Thomas Merton, Joan Baez, John Barber, Robert Lax, Robert Giroux, the Dalai Lama, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; full screen.
Contents: Special features (59 min.): Remembering Thomas Merton --
Reminiscence / by Matthew Kelty.
Other Titles: Film biography of Thomas Merton
Responsibility: produced by Paul Wilkes, Audrey Laurine Glynn ; written and directed by Paul Wilkes.

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Presents a study of the life of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, author, philosopher, and activist, drawing upon archival film, still photographs, interviews, and readings from Merton's writings.

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