Thornton Wilder's Our town [videorecording] : two historic productions on two DVD.
- 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.
0 current holds with 1 total copy.
Series InformationGreat performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
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|Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver||DVD DRAMA OUR (Text)||34304000179628||Adult - DVD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 1559191155
- ISBN: 9781559191159
- Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (225 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Mastervision, 
Title and series from container.
Both plays were originally broadcast on television.
Based on the play by Thornton Wilder.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Disc 1. Our town (1977, 120 min.) / NBC ; produced and directed by George Schaefer ; Hartwest Productions, Inc. -- Disc 2. Our town (1989, 105 min.) / directed by Kirk Browning ; producer, Michael Brandman ; the Lincoln Center Theater production poduced in association with Great Performances, WNET Thirteen ; Brandman Productions, Inc.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Cameras, Juan Barrera ... [et al.] (disc 2) ; editor, Gary Bradley (disc 2).
|Participant or Performer Note:||
(1977): Hal Holbrook, Ned Beatty, Allen Price, William Lanteau, Sada Thompson, Barbara Bel Geddes, Robby Benson, Ronny Cox, Glynnis O'Connor ; (1989): Spalding Gray, James Rebhorn, Atticus Brady, John Griesemer, Frances Conroy, Roberta Maxwell, Eric Stoltz, Lydia Kelly, Shane Culkin, Penelope Ann Miller, Bill Alton, Peter Maloney.
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson.
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