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The Political Dr. Seuss

Author: Ron LamotheStephen McCarthy, (Cinematographer)Neal BrownMark ZakiEdwin BeschlerAll authors
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Terra Incognita Films, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary on Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, traces the development of his art and political philosophy. Seuss's early work as a political cartoonist for PM newspaper and as a film propagandist with Frank Capra ultimately evolved into a career as a children's writer concerned with nurturing both literacy and social awareness.
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Seuss, Dr.; Seuss, Dr.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Lamothe; Stephen McCarthy, (Cinematographer); Neal Brown; Mark Zaki; Edwin Beschler; Sarah Leary; Audrey S Geisel; Judith Morgan; Neil Morgan; Robert L Bernstein; Michael K Frith; Michael Kazin; Elaine Tyler May; Richard H Minear; Terra Incognita Films.; Independent Television Service.
OCLC Number: 58437968
Language Note: English dialogue; closed-captioning for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Directors of photography, Stephen McCarthy, Neal Brown ; original music, Mark Zaki ; editor, Ron Lamothe.
Performer(s): Narrator, Ron Lamothe ; voice of Dr. Seuss, Edwin Beschler ; Cat in the hat reader, Sarah Leary ; interviews with: Audrey Geisel, Judith Morgan, Neil Morgan, Robert Bernstein, Michael Frith, Michael Kazin, Elaine Tyler May, Richard H. Minear.
Description: 1 videodisc (DVD-R) (84 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Responsibility: Terra Incognita Films ; produced, written, and directed by Ron Lamothe ; produced in association with Independent Television Service.

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This documentary on Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, traces the development of his art and political philosophy. Seuss's early work as a political cartoonist for PM newspaper and as a film propagandist with Frank Capra ultimately evolved into a career as a children's writer concerned with nurturing both literacy and social awareness.

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