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The Open window ; &, Child's play

Author: Richard PattersonStanley M BrooksAmy Rose BlochJohn FarrellAnn RyanAll authors
Publisher: Malibu, Calif. : Monterey Home Video : Distributed by Fries Home Video, 1991, 1980.
Series: American short story.; Short story collection., II.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hector Hugh Munroe (Saki) had a wonderful imagination. He was fascinated with the intricacies of the mind and the casual influence one can exert over others by the suggestive powers of language. In "The Open Window" perhaps the best known of his stories as it is studied in most of our schools, we see how a young girl's descriptive narrative fuels the imagination of her attentive visitor. In "Child's Play" we find  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Saki; Saki
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Patterson; Stanley M Brooks; Amy Rose Bloch; John Farrell; Ann Ryan; Britt Leach; Cindy Eilbacher; Mary Wickers; Paul Schoeman; Savannah Bentley; Saki; Center for Advanced Film Studies (American Film Institute); Monterey Home Video (Firm); Fries Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 31417306
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impared.
Notes: Videocassette release of the 1973 and 1980 films.
Based on stories by SAKI.
Title from cassette label and container.
Credits: The open window: camera, John Bailey ; music, John Green. Child's play: director of photography, Gary Wagner ; music, Katherine Verisa.
Cast: The open window: Britt Leach, Cindy Eilbacher, Mary Wickers. Child's play: Paul Schoeman, Savannah Bentley.
Target Audience: Suitable for family viewing.
Description: 1 videocassette (41 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Open window (11 min.) --
Child's play (28 min.).
Series Title: American short story.; Short story collection., II.
Other Titles: Child's play.
Two from Saki
2 from Saki
Responsibility: Center for Advanced Film Studies, the American Film Institute ; (The Open window) produced and directed by Richard Patterson ; (Child's play) produced by Stanley M. Brooks ; directed by Amy Rose Bloch ; screenplay by John Farrell ; edited by Ann Ryan.

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Hector Hugh Munroe (Saki) had a wonderful imagination. He was fascinated with the intricacies of the mind and the casual influence one can exert over others by the suggestive powers of language. In "The Open Window" perhaps the best known of his stories as it is studied in most of our schools, we see how a young girl's descriptive narrative fuels the imagination of her attentive visitor. In "Child's Play" we find the story of a young boy's struggle for identity amid the conflict with his restrictive guardian. Each film represents the unique art of storytelling that was "Saki."

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