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Whiddon, Jerry

Overview
Works: 23 works in 33 publications in 1 language and 251 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Romance films  Domestic drama  Historical television programs  Monodramas (Literature) 
Roles: Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Jerry Whiddon
Publications by Jerry Whiddon
Most widely held works by Jerry Whiddon
A lesson before dying by Romulus Linney( file )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Based on Ernest J. Gaines' National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, A lesson before dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940's. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson's. The two men forge a bond as they come to understand what it means to resist and defy one's own fate
All my sons by Arthur Miller( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes the idealization of a father, the loss of a son, and the secrets that destroy a family
Heart & soul : the life and music of Frank Loesser ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Documentary on the life and career of Frank Loesser, composer and lyricist who wrote hundreds of popular songs, contributed tunes to movies, and is best remembered for his Broadway musicals, such as Guys and dolls, The most happy fella, and How to succeed in business without really trying. Includes archival footage of Loesser, clips from films with which he was associated, and excerpts from interviews with family members, friends, colleagues, musicologists, etc
Mystery school ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Mystery School, by Paul Selig
An almost holy picture ( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play An almost holy picture, by Heather McDonald
The 26th annual Helen Hayes Awards ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A live recording of the 2010 Helen Hayes Awards, honoring the best in professional theater in the Washington Metropolitan Area from the 2009 season
The 25th anniversary Helen Hayes Awards ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A live recording of the 2009 Helen Hayes Awards, honoring the best in professional theater in the Washington Metropolitan Area from the 2008 season
Nixon's Nixon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A live performance of the play Nixon's Nixon, by Russell Lees. Therein, Richard Nixon & Henry Kissinger recall their "glory years" in the White House in the hours immediately before Nixon's resignation
The 28th Helen Hayes Awards ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Live recording of the 2012 Helen Hayes Awards, honoring the best in professional theater in the Washington Metropolitan Area from the 2011 season
Crumbs from the table of joy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Stage production of Lynn Nottage's play. Seen through the eyes of 17-year-old Ernestine, the play is about growing up poor, Black and religiously and politically militant in 1950s Brooklyn
Shakespeare, Moses and Joe Papp ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Stage production of the play by Ernie Joselovitz. The play chronicles the epic battle between New York City planning czar Robert Moses and impresario Joseph Papp over the institution of free Shakespeare in Central Park
 
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