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Famous Authors, Eugene O'Neill
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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
O'Neill was born into a loving and caring family; his father was a successful actor. After a rebellious youth, young O'Neill settled down to become America's first serious dramatist of international stature. He won the Pulitzer for Long Days Journey Into Night and the Nobel Prize for literature in 1936.
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, George Orwell
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directed by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008; produced by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
Follows George Orwell's developing political awareness, his involvement in the Spanish Civil War, and his success as a writer.
directed by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008; produced by Peter Hort, fl. 1996-2008, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
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Famous Authors, Jonathan Swift
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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), 37 mins
All that most people know of Swift is that he wrote Gulliver's Travels. However, it is such an extraordinary work and has had such influence that it is not surprising that he wrote much else and lived an interesting and unusual life. Born to Protestant parents in Dublin, he attended Trinity College before working...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 37 mins
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A Hollow Place
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directed by Joseph Anaya, fl. 1990; composed by John Ernest Cook, 1918-1984; produced by Richard Raddon; performed by Robert DoQui, 1934-2008 and Keno K. Deary (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1999), 18 mins
A contemporary adaptation of THE TELL-TALE HEART by Edgar Allan Poe. Corliss Young waits hand and foot on a bed-ridden old man, Alban Porter. Abandoned as a child, Corliss has become maid, nurse, and cook to Porter, living in dread of his constant demands and repeated insults. Each day, Corliss methodically plots...
directed by Joseph Anaya, fl. 1990; composed by John Ernest Cook, 1918-1984; produced by Richard Raddon; performed by Robert DoQui, 1934-2008 and Keno K. Deary (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1999), 18 mins
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The Raven
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directed by Robert Wilson, 1941-; produced by Patrick Duchesne, fl. 1997; performed by Jude Haines, fl. 1997 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1997), 13 mins
Edgar Allen Poe's classic poem in a dramatic setting.
directed by Robert Wilson, 1941-; produced by Patrick Duchesne, fl. 1997; performed by Jude Haines, fl. 1997 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1997), 13 mins
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Famous Authors, Robert Louis Stevenson
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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), 34 mins
Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, an only child of middle class parents. He gained a law degree from the university there but (despite his parents opposition and a lifetime of poor health) became a successful writer. He died in Samoa mourned by young people the world over. His works include Treasure Island and Kidn...
directed by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011; produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 34 mins
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Famous Authors, Samuel Johnson
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produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 29 mins
Johnson's reputation for erudition has concealed the fact that he left Oxford without obtaining a degree; much of his reputation rests on the great Dictionary of 1755. His life was marked by brilliant conversation and ebullient personality.
produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 29 mins
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Dragon's Tongue, School
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directed by Maija Rove; produced by Maija Rove, in Dragon's Tongue (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1993), 30 mins
This documentary, directed by Maija Rove, features school in China.
directed by Maija Rove; produced by Maija Rove, in Dragon's Tongue (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1993), 30 mins
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Famous Authors, Sir Walter Scott
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produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
Scott, who began his literary career as a poet, was financially successful for most of his life until an investment in a publishing firm ended in disaster and he died in debt.
produced by Malcolm Hossick, fl. 1996-2011, in Famous Authors (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2002), 31 mins
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Famous Authors, Thomas Hardy
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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
Pieces that were known to be Hardy's favorite folk tunes embellish this program which faithfully documents his life and his literature.
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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