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Walker Percy : a documentary film

Author: Win RileyTim WatsonAlex VlacosHeather RileyWalker PercyAll authors
Publisher: [New Orleans, La.] : Win Riley Productions, [2010]. ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Database:WorldCat
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This film follows Percy's life from his youth iin Alabama-- where he was first confromted by his family's history of depression-- to his prolonged hospitalizations for tuberculosis, and his eventual success as a novelist. Interviewees discuss Walker's thoughts on faith, philosophy, and literature. Interviewees include: Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Robert Coles, Town Cowan, Paul Elie, Rhonda Fuast, Richard Ford, Linda  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Biography
Named Person: Walker Percy; Walker Percy
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Win Riley; Tim Watson; Alex Vlacos; Heather Riley; Walker Percy; Jay Tolson; Ben C Toledano; Bertram Wyatt-Brown; Shelby Foote; Winston Riley Productions,
OCLC Number: 700095158
Notes: Originally produced in 2010.
Special features: extended interviews ; WorldNet interview with Walker Percy ; official trailers.
Credits: Co-producers, Tim Watson, Alex Vlacos, Heather Riley ; cinematography, Alex Vlacos ... [et al.] ; editors, Win Riley, Tim Watson ; music, Brian Keane.
Performer(s): Interviewees: Walker Percy, Jay Tolson, Robert Coles, Walter Isaacson, Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Ben C. Toledano, Shelby Foote, Paul Elie, Richard Ford, Phin Percy, Mary Bernice Percy.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : standard definition, color with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital 2.0.
Responsibility: produced, written, and directed by Win Riley ; Winston Riley Productions LLC.

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This film follows Percy's life from his youth iin Alabama-- where he was first confromted by his family's history of depression-- to his prolonged hospitalizations for tuberculosis, and his eventual success as a novelist. Interviewees discuss Walker's thoughts on faith, philosophy, and literature. Interviewees include: Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Robert Coles, Town Cowan, Paul Elie, Rhonda Fuast, Richard Ford, Linda Whitney Hobson, Walter Isaacson, Bunt Percy, Phin Percy, Ben C. Toledano, Marcus Smith, and Jay Tolson. The film also makes use of archival interviews with Percy as well as home movie footage of the author. container.

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