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Author: George SchaeferKirk BrowningMichael BrandmanHal HolbrookNed BeattyAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Mastervision, [2005]
Series: Mastervision classics.; Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Televised plays
Televised performances
Television adaptations
Nonfiction television programs
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Schaefer; Kirk Browning; Michael Brandman; Hal Holbrook; Ned Beatty; William Lanteau; Sada Thompson; Barbara Bel Geddes; Robby Benson; Ronny Cox; Glynnis O'Connor; Spalding Gray; James Rebhorn; Atticus Brady; John Griesemer; Frances Conroy; Roberta Maxwell; Eric Stoltz; Penelope Ann Miller; Peter Maloney; Thornton Wilder; Juan Barrera; National Broadcasting Company.; Hartwest Productions, Inc.; Lincoln Center Theater (New York, N.Y.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Brandman Productions, Inc.; MasterVision (Firm)
ISBN: 1559191155 9781559191159
OCLC Number: 62338556
Notes: Title and series from container.
Both plays were originally broadcast on television.
Based on the play by Thornton Wilder.
Credits: Cameras, Juan Barrera ... [et al.] (disc 2) ; editor, Gary Bradley (disc 2).
Cast: (1977): Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, Allen Price, William Lanteau, Sada Thompson, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robby Benson, Ronny Cox, Glynnis O'Connor ; (1989): Spalding Gray, James Rebhorn, Atticus Brady, John Griesemer, Frances Conroy, Roberta Maxwell, Eric Stoltz, Lydia Kelly, Shane Culkin, Penelope Ann Miller, Bill Alton, Peter Maloney.
Description: 2 videodiscs (225 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format.
Contents: Disc 1. Our town (1977, 120 min.) / NBC ; produced and directed by George Schaefer ; Hartwest Productions, Inc. --
Disc 2. Our town (1989, 105 min.) / directed by Kirk Browning ; producer, Michael Brandman ; the Lincoln Center Theater production poduced in association with Great Performances, WNET Thirteen ; Brandman Productions, Inc.
Series Title: Mastervision classics.; Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Other Titles: Our town

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The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson.

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