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Biography, Norman Vincent Peale: The Power Of Postive Preaching
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directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
The positive-thinking guru is profiled through extensive footage, photos and interviews. He has made a career (and a fortune) out of teaching others how to succeed. His own life is a testament to the value of his principles. Norman Vincent Peale has touched and inspired countless millions with books like the semi...
directed by Edward Mallory; produced by Edward Mallory, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 46 mins
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Biography, Anne Rice
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produced by Alan Goldberg, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 54 mins
Profiles the New Orleans native whose vampire tales and erotic writing style have made her one of America's most popular authors. Rice's work was deeply influenced by the death of her young daughter from leukemia. Anne's battle with grief and a drinking problem gave birth to her first novel, "Interview with the Va...
produced by Alan Goldberg, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 54 mins
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Biography, Bram Stoker
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directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
BIOGRAPHY® researches the life of the famous writer who produced classic tales such as 'Dracula.' Go beyond his famous work to examine lesser known tales and details of his life. Hear his words as captured in correspondence to Walt Whitman and others. Probe the mind of Dracula's father. Growing up in Ireland, h...
directed by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002; produced by Ilana Trachtman, fl. 2002, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
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Biography, James Joyce
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directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 48 mins
His life was cut short by illness but the controversial author left a legacy of some of the greatest work ever written which is now celebrated the world over. A sweeping look at Joyce's life and works. See why fame drove Joyce from his beloved homeland. Filled with intimate excerpts from his personal corresponden...
directed by Chris Warren, fl. 2004; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 48 mins
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Biography, Leo Tolstoy
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directed by Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014; produced by Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 47 mins
Russian writer, moralist, and mystic, Tolstoy began his literary career by writing short stories as a soldier. The author of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, he lived poorly as a peasant under his wife’s roof. Leaving home secretly, he died of pneumonia.
directed by Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014; produced by Jesse Sweet, fl. 2000-2014, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 47 mins
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Biography, Lord Byron
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directed by Nick Gillam-Smith; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
Hit the town with the poet who was as famed for his sexual appetites as his literary brilliance. He was a rock star before rock and roll was discovered. Brooding, mysterious, driven by all-consuming appetites and the object of worship by throngs of adoring fans, he cast an enormous shadow over the creative world...
directed by Nick Gillam-Smith; produced by David Edgar, in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2004), 46 mins
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Biography, H.G. Wells: Time Traveler
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in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 47 mins
This episode of Biography profiles Herbert George Wells, a pioneer of science fiction who forecast everything from chemical warfare and the atom bomb to computer chips and modern birth control.
in Biography (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2011), 47 mins
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Bird by Bird with Annie
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directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, String and Can and Independent Television Service (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
A portrait of the best-selling author and laugh out-loud funny humorist Anne Lamott (Plan B, Bird by Bird, Traveling Mercies, Operating Instructions, Crooked Little Heart) and the inspiring story of a survivor — a recovering alcoholic and single mother who is a born-again Christian and liberal activist.
directed by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013; produced by Freida Lee Mock, fl. 1967-2013, String and Can and Independent Television Service (Santa Monica, CA: American Film Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
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Bookmark, Daughters of de Beauvoir
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directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
The life story of French author and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir (1908-1986) interposed with interviews with American and British feminist writers she influenced, Kate Millett (b.1934), Marge Piercy (b.1936), Eva Figes (b.1932), and Ann Oakley (b.1944).
directed by Imogen Sutton, fl. 1985; produced by Penny Forster, fl. 1992, PM Pictures, in Bookmark (London, England: Arts Council England, 1989), 1 hour
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Bookmark, One Fond Embrace
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directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
This documentary looks at the work of poet Thomas Kinsella. The profile is structured around an interview with Kinsella in which he discusses the role of the Irish poet as a recorder of the nation’s origins - especially the historical dual tradition of Ireland’s colonial history and it’s positioning between...
directed by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987; produced by Sean O'Mordha, fl. 1987, Radio Telefis Eireann, Galway, Ireland, British Broadcasting Corporation and Araby Productions, in Bookmark (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 54 mins
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