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Shepard and Dark.

Wurmfeld, Treva, 1978- (film producer,, film director.). Wachtel, Emily, (film producer.). Hobby, Amy, (film producer.). Shepard, Sam, 1943-2017 (interviewee (expression)). Dark, Johnny, 1940- (interviewee (expression)). Reynolds, Graham, 1971- (composer.). Adair, Sandra, (film editor.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 92 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Music Box Films : 2013.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Treva Wurmfeld.
Participant or Performer Note:
Featuring, Sam Shepard, Johnny Dark.
Summary, etc.:
Filmed over 18 months, this documentary is an indelible portrait of a complex male friendship rarely depicted on screen. Sam Shepard and Johnny Dark met in New York in the early 1960s and, despite leading very different lives, remained close friends. Shepard became a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and an Academy Award-nominated actor, while Dark was a homebody who supported himself with odd jobs. Nevertheless, he and Dark continued writing to each other, amassing hundreds of letters.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Dramatists, American > 20th century > Interviews.
Actors > United States > Interviews.
Authors, American > 20th century > Interviews.
Male friendship.

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