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Famous Authors, Walt Whitman
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 30 mins
Whitman's early years were spent in the New York area. Whitman worked as an editor, teacher, and government clerk, and tended the wounded during the Civil War. In 1849 he made a tour of the Mississippi, Great Lakes, and Niagara Falls; this inspired the first edition of LEAVES OF GRASS. He greatly admired President...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 30 mins
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Famous Authors, William Blake
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 32 mins
Blake was a poet, mystic, and artist. His Jerusalem, Marriage of Heaven & Hell, and Songs of Experience astonish even today. This program traces his life from being taught to read & write by his mother to his death in poverty in 1826.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 32 mins
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Famous Authors, William Faulkner
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
Mississippi-born Nobel Prize winner Faulkner struggled throughout his life with alcoholism, disappointment in life, and the South's Civil War heritage. In his own difficulties lie many of the sources of inspiration for his writing - Sound and the Fury, Absalom, Absalom, As I Lay Dying, and others.
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
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Famous Authors, William Shakespeare
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produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 35 mins
Travels through Shakespeare's early years in Stratford to his marriage to Anne Hathaway and the London in which he worked.
produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 35 mins
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Famous Authors, William Wordsworth
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produced by Kevin Jones and Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
Traces William Wordsworth's life, focusing on his love of nature and on his relationships with his sister and with Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
produced by Kevin Jones and Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
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Famous Authors, W.B. Yeats
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directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 34 mins
The son of an Irish Protestant barrister who renounced the law to be a painter, Yeats had his father's sympathy when he chose to pursue a career as a writer (his younger brother followed his fathers footsteps as a painter); the idea was accepted as legitimate if unlikely to make him rich. Yeats was an engaging and...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 34 mins
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Irving According To Irving
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directed by Helle Retboll Carl (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 32 mins
Who is this man with such a lively imagination and so many wacky stories? Danish movie journalist Helle Retboll Carl went to see John Irving at his Vermont home, just as he hit the news again with the filming of "The Cider House Rules." Irving shows us around his wonderful home with a wealth of great stories up hi...
directed by Helle Retboll Carl (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001), 32 mins
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The Shadow of Mary Poppins
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directed by Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2005), 55 mins
Pamela Travers was the creator of the universally-loved fictional character, Mary Poppins. Yet the whimsical fantasies of the sugar and spice nanny bore no resemblance to her real life childhood. Her mother was suicidal and needy; her father, an alcoholic, died when she was seven. Pamela's imagination was her only...
directed by Lisa Matthews, fl. 2002 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2005), 55 mins
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