Re: Beckett Videos

KATY KIRBY (kirbyk@elmer4.bobst.nyu.edu)
Sat, 25 Mar 2000 07:09:14 -0800 (PST)

Thank you all for your suggestions. It will give me a great start!

-Katy Kirby

> Here you go:
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> Samuel Beckett: silence to silence 90 min.
> Samuel Beckett's life and creative genius are portrayed through
> photographs, recitations of his works, and dramatizations of
> personal events in his life. Films for the Humanities & Sciences,
> 1986.
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> Samuel Beckett: As the Story Was Told
> The life of Irish novelist, poet and playwright Samuel Beckett is
> profiled in this two-part documentary from his Dublin childhood, to
> his days in Paris, to old age. Excerpts from a performance of the
> semi-autobiographical Krapp's Last Tape and previously unpublished
> letters tell the story, along with remembrances of Beckett's
> lifelong friend and publisher, Jerome Lindon, relatives and others
> who knew him. 1998. 105 min. Films for the Humanities.
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> Waiting for Beckett: a Portrait of Samuel Beckett
> A documentary which combines film clips of Beckett's works with
> excerpts of Beckett's letters and a wealth of archival photographs
> and footage tocreate a
> compelling portrait of a man who is regarded as one of the greatest
> writers of the 20th century. In English and occasional French with
> English subtitles. Reading Beckett's work and letters, Chris
> O'Neill. 1993. 86 min. Insight Media
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> Film. Director, Alan Schneider; screenplay, Samuel Beckett;
> featuring Buster Keaton, Nell Harrison, James Karen. 21 min. FACETS
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> Peephole Art: Beckett for Television. Not I (performed by Margo Lee
> Sherman, 1989, ca. 15 min.) -- Quad I & II: consists of the original
> color & music version (6 min.) plus a second version filmed in b&w
> with shuffling
> feet as the only sound (3 min.). (1988) -- What
> Where
> (performed by Tom Luce, Morgan Upton, Richard Wagner, Dave Peichert,
> 1988, ca. 5 min.).36 min. Insight Media
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> Krapp's Last Tape. Directed by Alan Schneider ; produced by Mark
> Wright and H.B. Lutz ; art direction by William Ritman. New York:
> Pennebaker Associates,
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> Rockaby. Director D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. 60 min. New
> York : Pennebaker Associates,
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> Silence to Silence Samuel Beckett's life and creative genius are
> portrayed through photographs, recitations of his works, and
> dramatizations of personal events in his life. Readings: Old Man --
> Beginning to End --
> Krapp's Last Tape -- Happy Days -- Waiting for Gotot --
> Ill
> Seen Ill Said. 90 min. Film for the Humanities
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> Tous Ceux Qui Tombent Director Michel Mitrani, Institut National de
> l'Audiovisuel, c1994. In French [French translation by Robert
> Pinget]. 60 min. Film for the Humanities
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> Waiting for Godot A performance of the San Quentin Drama Workshop.
> 45 min. Insight Media has this, I think.
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> Waiting for Godot Excerpts and discussion; featuring Zero Mostel,
> Burgess Meredith, Kurt Kasznar, Alvin Epstein, Luke Halpin;
> narrator, Milo O'Shea. 45 min. Films for the Humanities.
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> At 08:42 AM 03/24/2000 -0800, you wrote:
> >Hi all-
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> >Looking for some help locating Samuel Beckett works on video. Any
> >leads/suggestions would be most appreciated!
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> >Katy Kirby
> >Video Reference Assistant
> >Avery Fisher Center, NYU Bobst Library
> >(212) 998-2583
> >katy.kirby@nyu.edu
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> Gary Handman
> Director
> Media Resources Center
> Moffitt Library
> UC Berkeley 94720-6000
> http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC
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