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All the King's Men (1999)
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written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 58 mins
David Jason and Maggie Smith lead an all-star cast in Alma Cullen's First World War drama about the mysterious disappearance of the Sandringham Company at Gallipoli in 1915. The loss of the King George V battalion brought the true horror of the First World War to the heart of the establishment, and to the British...
written by Nigel McCrery, 1953-; directed by Julian Jarrold, 1960-; produced by Gareth Neame, 1967- and Nigel McCrery, 1953-, British Broadcasting Corporation and WGBH Boston; performed by David Jason, 1940-, Dame Maggie Smith, 1934-, David Troughton, 1950- and Patrick Malahide, 1945- (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 1999), 1 hour 58 mins
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Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been
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written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
In the mid-1950’s, the House Un-American Activities Committee began investigating the communist influence in the entertainment industry. This searing docudrama from actual transcripts of the hearings reveals how decent people were persuaded to “name names,” and the steep price paid by those who refused.
written by Eric Bentley, 1916- (1972); directed by Martin Jenkins; performed by Richard Dreyfuss, 1947-, Ed Asner, 1929-, James Earl Jones, 1931-, Bonnie Bedelia, 1946-, Bud Cort, 1948-, Hector Elizondo, 1936-, Robert Foxworth, 1941-, Harry Hamlin, 1951-, Richard Masur, 1948-, Joe Spano, 1946-, James Whitmore, 1921-2009 and Michael York, 1942- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1972, originally published 1972), 1 hour 29 mins
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Atomic Bombers
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written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 1 hour 30 mins
In 1943, something strange is going on in the New Mexican desert. By night, the starkly beautiful canyons of Los Alamos fill with the sound of exploding graphite and by day, the crackle of scientific brainpower. Fifty years after Hiroshima, Atomic Bombers takes us into those secretive canyons to meet the cadre of...
written by Russell Vandenbroucke (2001); directed by Valierie Landsburg, 1958-; performed by Larry Cox, Jeannie Elias, 1954-, Robin Gammell, Jon Matthews, Philip Mershon, Danny Mora, Wolf Muser, 1950-, Lisa Jane Persky, 1955-, John Vickery, Tom Virtue, 1957- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 2001, first release 1995), 1 hour 30 mins
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Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski
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written by Paul Peditto (1992); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins
In Buk: The Life and Times of Charles Bukowski, Paul Peditto presents an often tragic, often funny look at the life of a great American poet, based on poetry and stories by Charles Bukowski.
written by Paul Peditto (1992); directed by Frank Condon, 1943-; performed by Pucho Brown, 1938-, Harris Yulin, 1937-, Tom Lillard, fl. 1964-1996, John Diehl, 1950-, Arye Gross, Emily Heebner, Thom McCleister, George Murdock, 1930-, Laurie O'Brien, 1932-, Jill Remez, Rubén Sierra, 1947-1998 and John-David Keller (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2010, originally published 1992), 1 hour 29 mins
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Chavez Ravine
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written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
The controversial history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, is explored with humor, brutal honesty, and pulse-racing music by the nation's premier Chicano/Latino theatre troupe, Culture Clash.
written by Culture Clash (Performance troupe) (2005); directed by Lisa Peterson; performed by Zilah Mendoza, Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas and Herbert Siguenza, 1959-, Culture Clash (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2005, originally published 2005), 1 hour 17 mins
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The Chicago Conspiracy Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
Reality is stranger than fiction when seven 1960’s radicals refuse to behave in Judge Julius Hoffman’s courtroom. Based on actual trial transcripts and starring a cast of top Chicago actors, this play centers on events following the protests and riots during the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago.
written by Peter Goodchild (1993); directed by Martin Jenkins and John Theocharis, fl. 1962; performed by Tom Amandes, 1959-, George Murdock, 1930-, Mike Nussbaum, 1923-, David Schwimmer, 1966- and Ron West (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1993, originally published 1993), 1 hour 49 mins
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Dancing With Dollars in the Millennium: A Ten Year Summary of Trends
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written by John Munger, 1946-2013 (New York, NY: Macfadden Communications Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 16 page(s)
This 16-page supplement to Dance Magazine, by John Munger, is a report on how dancers and dance companies fared in the 1990s.
written by John Munger, 1946-2013 (New York, NY: Macfadden Communications Group, 2001, originally published 2001), 16 page(s)
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The Emperor and the Assassin
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directed by Chen Kaige, 1952-; produced by Chen Kaige, 1952-, Crown House Publishing Corporation, New Wave Company and Canal+; performed by Gong Li, 1965-, Zhang Fengyi, 1956- and Sun Zhou, 1954- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 1998), 2 hours 41 mins,
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The Emperor and the Assassin, set during the third century BC, is the story of an ambitious King, Ying Zheng, obsessed with unifying all of China and becoming its first emperor. To this end, he embarks upon an unparalleled reign of terror and brutality against all who, he believes, stands between him and his desti...
directed by Chen Kaige, 1952-; produced by Chen Kaige, 1952-, Crown House Publishing Corporation, New Wave Company and Canal+; performed by Gong Li, 1965-, Zhang Fengyi, 1956- and Sun Zhou, 1954- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 1998), 2 hours 41 mins,
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The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial
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written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
The Scopes Trial, over the right to teach evolution in public schools, reaffirmed the importance of intellectual freedom as codified in the Bill of Rights. The trial, in a small-town Tennessee courtroom in 1925, set the stage for ongoing national debates over the separation of Church and State in a democratic soci...
written by Peter Goodchild (2001); directed by Gordon Hunt, 1929-; performed by Ed Asner, 1929-, Matthew Patrick Davis, Mike Farrell, 1939-, James Gleason, 1882-1959, Sharon Gless, 1943-, Harry Groener, 1951-, Jon Matthews, Rob Nagle, 1970-, David Alan Novak and Robert Pescovitz (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 2007, originally published 1993), 1 hour 58 mins
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In the Name of Security
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written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
The Trial of Alger Hiss, The Trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, The Case of J. Robert Oppenheimer. At the height of the cold War, American democracy was challenged by the anti-Communist atmosphere of the McCarthy era. IN THE NAME OF SECURITY re-opens three famous spy cases that rocked America between 1948 and 19...
written by Peter Goodchild (1997); directed by John Theocharis, fl. 1962 and Martin Jenkins; performed by John de Lancie, 1948-, David Hyde Pierce, 1959-, Amy Pietz, 1969- and John Rubinstein, 1946- (Los Angeles, CA: L. A. Theatre Works, 1997, originally published 1997), 1 hour 34 mins
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