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Hemingway / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns.

Burns, Ken, 1953- (television director,, television producer.). Novick, Lynn, (television director,, television producer.). Ward, Geoffrey C., (screenwriter.). Botstein, Sarah, 1972- (television producer.). Coyote, Peter, (narrator.). Daniels, Jeff, 1955- (voice actor.). Russell, Keri, 1976- (voice actor.). Clarkson, Patricia, (voice actor.). Quay, Dave, (voice actor.). Gilliatt, Olivia, (voice actor.). Parker, Mary-Louise, (voice actor.). Streep, Meryl, (voice actor.). Morton, Joe, 1947- (voice actor.). Lucas, Josh, (voice actor.). Hill, Arlo, (voice actor.). Florentine Films, (production company.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (broadcaster,, publisher.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (film distributor.).

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  • 4 of 6 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Webb City Public Library.

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Webb City Public Library New Adult DVD 813.52 B 93 (Text) 38262300006289 Adult Videos Available -

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General Note:
Originally broadcast as a three-part PBS documentary series in 2021.
"The man. The myth. The writer revealed"--Container.
Wide screen (16x9).
Formatted Contents Note:
A writer (1899-1929) -- Avatar (1929-1944) -- Blank page (1944-1961).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographers, Christopher Loren Ewers, Buddy Squires ; editors, Erik Ewers, Ryan Gifford, Margaret Shepardson-Legere, Cat Harris ; music, Johnny Gandelsman, David Cieri.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Peter Coyote; voice of Ernest Hemingway, Jeff Daniels; other voices, Keri Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Dave Quay, Olivia Gilliatt, Mary-Louise Parker, Meryl Streep, Joe Morton, Josh Lucas, Arlo Hill.
Summary, etc.:
Examine the visionary work and turbulent life of one of the greatest and most influential American writers: Ernest Hemingway. Intimate and insightful, the series weaves together Hemingway's biography with excerpts from his work. The film penetrates the myth of Hemingway to reveal a deeply troubled and ultimately tragic figure.
Target Audience Note:
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround (English) and 2.0 stereo (English and Spanish).
Language Note:
English and Spanish language tracks; optional Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject: Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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