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Author: Conrad AikenThomas Bailey AldrichSamuel W AllenRichard ArmourMatthew ArnoldAll authors
Publisher: [Lincoln, NE?] : Nebraskans for Public Television ; Thousand Oaks, CA : Monterey Video, 2006, ©1993.
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"133 of the world's most famous poems cleverly performed and artistically interpreted by the First Poetry Quartet and celebrity guests ... Dramatic performances by Claire Bloom, LeVar Burton, Robert Culp, Ruby Dee, Henry Fonda, Will Geer, Fred Gwynne, Valerie Harper, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price, William Shatner, Irene Worth and other celebrities"--Container.
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Material Type: Videorecording
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All Authors / Contributors: Conrad Aiken; Thomas Bailey Aldrich; Samuel W Allen; Richard Armour; Matthew Arnold; W H Auden; Aphra Behn; John Betjeman; William Blake; Anne Bradstreet; N H Brettell; Emily Brontë; Elizabeth Barrett Browning; Robert Browning; Robert Burns; George Gordon Byron Byron, Baron; Robert V Carr; E E Cummings; C Day Lewis; William Dickey; Emily Dickinson; John Donne; Ernest Dowson; John Dryden; Alan Dugan; T S Eliot; John Gould Fletcher; Robert Frost; Oscar Hammerstein, II; E Y Harburg; Thomas Hardy; Sheldon Harnick; A P Herbert; George Herbert; Robert Herrick; DuBose Heyward; Robert Hillyer; Carl W Hines; Gerard Manley Hopkins; Ted Hughes; Langston Hughes; Leigh Hunt; Jenny Joseph; John Keats; Rudyard Kipling; Philip Larkin; D H Lawrence; Bai Li; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Amy Lowell; James Russell Lowell; Robert Lowell; Archibald MacLeish; Edwin Markham; Christopher Marlowe; John Masefield; Edgar Lee Masters; Phyllis McGinley; Roger McGough; Edna St Vincent Millay; A A Milne; Thomas Moore; Peter Anthony Motteux; Ogden Nash; Joseph S Newman; Wilfred Owen; Dorothy Parker; Sylvia Plath; Edgar Allan Poe; Alexander Pope; Walter Raleigh, Sir; Herbert Read; Edwin Arlington Robinson; Theodore Roethke; Christina Georgina Rossetti; Carl Sandburg; Siegfried Sassoon; Walter Scott; Anne Sexton; Louis Simpson; Stephanie Simpson; Edith Sitwell; Stephen Spender; Edmund Spenser; Robert Louis Stevenson; Jesse Stuart; Jonathan Swift; Bayard Taylor; Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; Dylan Thomas; Mark Twain; Judith Viorst; Edmund Waller; Walt Whitman; William Carlos Williams; William Wordsworth; W B Yeats; Marshall Jamison; William Perry; Geoffrey Chaucer; Samuel Taylor Coleridge; Thomas Gray; Horace.; Edward Lear; John Milton; Omar Khayyam.; William Shakespeare; Percy Bysshe Shelley; Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko; Nebraskans for Public Television, Inc.; Monterey Video (Firm); Great Amwell Company.
ISBN: 1569944490 9781569944493
OCLC Number: 85257862
Notes: Originally shown on PBS as part of the television series "Anyone for Tennyson?"
Includes weblink on menu screen to poems online.
Performer(s): Host, William Perry.
Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 240 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; stereo.
Contents: Disc one. Volume 1: St. Crispin's Day speech, King Henry V, Act IV, Sc. 3 / William Shakespeare --
Gone / Carl Sandburg --
Jazz poem / Carl W. Hines Jr. --
Miss Helen Lang / Robert Hillyer --
And one for my dame / Anne Sexton --
Abou Ben Adhem / Leigh Hunt --The rime of the ancient mariner, part II / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
The willing mistress / Aphra Behn --Summer with Monica, # 1 (excerpt) / Roger McGough --The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe --
The nymph's reply to the shepherd / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Modern declaration / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
The betrothed (excerpt) / Rudyard Kipling --As I ponder'd in silence ; The artilleryman's vision (excerpt) / Walt Whitman --
Disabled / Wilfred Owen --
Aftermath / Siegfried Sassoon --
Dear March-come in /Emily Dickinson --Scrapbook of a summer evening (excerpt) / Stephanie Simpson --
Tree at my windonw ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost --
The Canterbury Tales, Prologue (excerpt) / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Peekaboo, I almost see you ; A drink with something in it / Ogden Nash --
Authentic antique / Richard Armour --
The discriminating pig / Anonymous --
Paradise lost, Book VII (excerpt) / John Milton --
I think continuously of those / Stephen Spender --
Adonais (excerpt) / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
The day is done / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Disc one. Volume 2: Sea fever / John Masefield --
Amoretti, Sonnet 75, One day I wrote her name upon the Strand / Edmund Spenser --
Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
When I have fears that I may cease to be / John Keats --Sonnet CXVI, Let me not to the marriage of true minds / William Shakespeare --
I dwell in possibility / Emily Dickinson --
The altar / George Herbert --
Song, On the lifting of the banner of the House of Buccleuch at a great football match on Caterhaugh (excerpt) / Sir Wlater Scott --
To Satch / Samuel W. Allen --
Mullion / A.P. Herbert --Cousin Caroline, Uncle Jed, Uncle Malcolm, Aunt Ermintude, Albert Robinson / Roger McGough --
Epilogue to the satires, Dialogue II / Alexander Pope --
The man with the hoe (excerpt) / Edwin Markham --
To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet --
True love / Judith Viorst --
The quarrel / Conrad Aiken --
Childe Harold's pilgrimage, Canto the second, XXXV, 'Tis an old lesson / Lord Byron --
The applicant / Sylvia Plath --
Visions of the daughters of Albion (excerpt) / William Blake --
The vision of Sir Launfal, And what is so rare as a day in June? / James Russell Lowell --
Patterns / Amy Lowell --
For Aunt Sarah / Robert Lowell --
Sonnet XLII, How do I love thee? / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
Prospice / Robert Browning --
3 translations of Ode XXXVII by Horace / William Cowper, Hartley Coleridge, Eugene Field --
Written after swimming from Sestos to Abydos / Lord Byron --
Hero and Leander / Joseph S. Newman --
When you are old / William Butler Yeats --
Afterwards /Thomas Hardy --
Spoon River anthology. The hill (excerpt) / Edgar Lee Masters --
Text for today /Phyllis McGinley --
sweet spring is your time / e.e. cummings --
Goodbat Nightman / Roger McGough --
Façade, Tarantella / Edith Sitwell. Disc two. Volume 3: An evening walk (excerpt) ; Enough of climbing toil / William Wordsworth --
Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish --
The mannequins / Louis Simpson --
The artist /William Carlos Williams --
Teacher's vacation lament in the country / Alan Dugan --
The princess. Part III, The splendor falls on castle walls / Alfred Lord Tennyson --
Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
To Helen / Edgar Allen Poe --
Night journey /Theodore Roethke --
Down the Mississippi / John Gould Fletcher --
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Robert Diesel / Jesse Stuart --
Verses on the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift --
Stephen Dowling Bots (excerpt) ; Hamlet's soliloquy/ Mark Twain --
The rubaiyat (excerpt) / Omar Khayam ; translated by Edward FitzGerald --
The river-merchant's wife. A letter / Rihaku (Li-Po) ; translated by Ezra Pound --
In a steelworker's home / Yevgeny Yevushenko ; translated by John Updike --
In the shelter / C. Day Lewis --
A subaltern's love-song / Sir John Betjeman --
Resolving doubts / William Dickey --
Romance (excerpt) / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Believe me if all those endearing young charms / Thomas Moore --
There is a lady sweet and kind / Anonymous --
Carry her over the water / W.H. Auden --
All the things you are / Oscar Hammerstein --
Brother, can you spare a dime / Edgar "Yip" Harburg --
The king's breakfast / A.A. Milne --The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear --
The rainy day / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The song of Solomon II / Bible (King James version) --
Couplets / Alexander Pope --
Macbeth. Act V. Scene 5, Tomorrow and tomorrow, and tomorrow --
Familiar lines / Anonymous. Disc two. Volume 4: The charge ofthe Light Brigade / Alfred Lord Tennyson --
As you like it. Act II. Scene 7, All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare --
The menu / Thomas Bailey Aldrich --
Happy the man / John Dryden --
Slaves to London I'll deceive you / Peter Motteux --
April birthday / Ted Hughes --
Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake / William Wordsworth --
Gus, the theatre cat / T.S. Eliot --
Giraffes / N.H. Brettell --
A night with a wolf / Bayard Taylor --
Ah, are you digging my grave? / Thomas Hardy --
Autumn at Taos /D.H. Lawrence --
The old cowboy's lament / Robert V. Carr --
Dusk / DuBose Heyward --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
Annus mirabilis / Phillip Larkin --
Warning /Jenny Joseph --
The old farmer and his young wife /Anonymous --
The shape of things (excerpt) / Sheldon Harnick --
Summer with Monica-#38 / Roger McGough --Mild the mist upon the hill / Emily Bronte --
Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson --Holy sonnets. Number 10, Death be not proud / John Donne --
Elegy written in a country churchyard (excerpt) / Thomas Gray --
Song / Christina Rossetti --Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --Requiem / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Under Ben Bulben-VI / William Butler Yeats --
To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick --
A red, red rose /Robert Burns --
Go, lovely rose / Edmund Waller --
One perfect rose / Dorothy Parker --
King Richard II. Act III. Scene 2, Let's talk of graves, of worms, of epitaphs / William Shakespeare --
My company. Part I /Herbert Read --
Volunteer fireman / Phyllis McGinley --I dream a world / Langston Hughes --
The tempest. Act IV. Scene 1, Our revels now are ended, The Tempest, Act IV, Scene I / William Shakespeare.
Other Titles: Anyone for Tennyson? (Television program)
Bible.
Responsibility: the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison.

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"133 of the world's most famous poems cleverly performed and artistically interpreted by the First Poetry Quartet and celebrity guests ... Dramatic performances by Claire Bloom, LeVar Burton, Robert Culp, Ruby Dee, Henry Fonda, Will Geer, Fred Gwynne, Valerie Harper, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price, William Shatner, Irene Worth and other celebrities"--Container.

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