The Resource James Thurber : the life and hard times, a film by Adam Van Doren, (videorecording)

James Thurber : the life and hard times, a film by Adam Van Doren, (videorecording)

Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times
Title
James Thurber
Title remainder
the life and hard times
Statement of responsibility
a film by Adam Van Doren
Title variation
Life and hard times
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Thurber: The Life and Hard Times is the first major documentary on the life and work of one of America's greatest humorists. Known for his classic short story, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Thurber was a legendary contributor of prose and cartoons to The New Yorker magazine where he worked for many years. Narrated by George Plimpton, this documentary includes interviews with Edward Albee, John Updike, Alistair Cooke, Fran Lebowitz, Roy Blount Jr. and others
Cataloging source
lbi
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
818.5209
Intended audience
E
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
George Plimpton, narrator ; Edward Albee, John Updike, Alistair Cooke, Fran Lebowitz, Roy Blount Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1928-2016
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Plimpton, George
  • Albee, Edward
  • Van Doren, Adam
  • Updike, John
  • First-Run Features (Firm)
Runtime
57
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thurber, James
  • American wit and humor
  • Cartoonists
  • Humorists, American
  • Documentary films
  • Biographical films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times, a film by Adam Van Doren, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 57 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229916004
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FRF 916004D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lwv00001337
  • 782937
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
James Thurber : the life and hard times, a film by Adam Van Doren, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Title from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 57 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
720229916004
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FRF 916004D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • lwv00001337
  • 782937
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • St. Catharines Public LibraryBorrow it
      54 Church St., St. Catharines, Ontario, L2R7K2, CA
      43.1603307 -79.2460639
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