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One flew over the cuckoo's nest

Author: Ken KeseyJohn Clark PrattFrank S PittmanJann WennerWavy Gravy.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2004.
Series: Great books (Films for the Humanities (Firm)); Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this program, Ken Kesey, Kesey scholar John Clark Pratt, psychiatrist and critic Frank Pittman, 'Rolling Stone's' Jann Wenner, 1960's icon Wavy Gravy, and others set 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest--an indictment of Eisinhower Era conformity--within the context of its times. Together they talk about the novel, the Academy Award-winning movie, and Kesey's role as leader of the Merry Pranksters and the star of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Named Person: Ken Kesey; Ken Kesey; Ken Kesey; Ken Kesey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Kesey; John Clark Pratt; Frank S Pittman; Jann Wenner; Wavy Gravy.; Ned Judge; Donald Sutherland; Learning Channel (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.; Cronkite Ward Company.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 81281830
Notes: Originally produced in 1998.
Credits: Narrator, Donald Sutherland.
Performer(s): Ken Kesey, John Clark Pratt, Frank Pittman, Jann Wenner, Wavy Gravy.
Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Great books (Films for the Humanities (Firm)); Great books (Discovery Channel (Firm))
Responsibility: produced, written and directed by Ned Judge ; produced by the Cronkite-Ward Company for TLC ; Discovery Communications Inc.

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"In this program, Ken Kesey, Kesey scholar John Clark Pratt, psychiatrist and critic Frank Pittman, 'Rolling Stone's' Jann Wenner, 1960's icon Wavy Gravy, and others set 'One flew over the cuckoo's nest--an indictment of Eisinhower Era conformity--within the context of its times. Together they talk about the novel, the Academy Award-winning movie, and Kesey's role as leader of the Merry Pranksters and the star of the West Coast psychedelic scene. Producer Saul Zaentz, director Milos Forman, and Louise Fletcher (Nurse Ratched) describe the making of the movie. The influence of Cuckoo's Nest on mental hospital reform is also considered"--Container.

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