RE: Videos re Libraries?

Marguerite Hawkins (
Mon, 20 May 2002 18:33:06 -0700 (PDT)

Thank you so much Gary!

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>>> 05/21/02 11:15am >>>
I'll take you off, Marquerite.


At 05:45 PM 5/20/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>URGENT!!! Could someone please tell me how to get off this list? I am
>going into hospital in the morning and I have tried everything I know to
>get off but id does not work. I don't want to come back in about three
>weeks and find a back log of postings.
> >>> 05/21/02 06:55am >>>
>Today, a media professor and I collaborated on a lunch bag project: "Images
>of librarians in cinema/television." Some of the short clips we used were
>from Party Girl, It's a Wonderful Life, Buffy, Get Smart episode where
>secret information is hidden in a Who's Who book (hilarious), Desk Set,
>Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (invinsible librarian), Sophie's Choice,
>Matilda, Ghostbusters, The Philadelphia Story, The Music Man, The Name of
>the Rose just to name a few. Maybe some of these will be helpful.
>--Monique Threatt
>IU Bloomington
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Gary Handman []
>Sent: Monday, May 20, 2002 3:44 PM
>To: Multiple recipients of list
>Subject: Re: Videos re Libraries?
>Uh...sorry you missed an exceedingly clever screenplay, jon. Party Girl
>is the only film I have EVER seen that actually features a scene in which a
>character offers an exposition on what a professional librarian is and does
>(nah, I don't consider the wonk (wuzzis name? Giles?) in Buffy on the same
>par). Sure, PG is a fluffy little indie film, but someone in production
>got it right re the image of the profession. There's a scene near the end
>in which erstwhile party girl Posey offers an explanation of how she'd
>construct a search strategy that's priceless.
>At 12:45 PM 5/20/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Party Girl...
> > >The best thing to happen to librarian image in 100
> > >years.
> >
> >Vibblers,
> > Party Girl has about as much to do with libraries
> >and librarianship as it does with the New York food
> >cart street vending trade, which is another career
> >opportunity explored in the film. Nonetheless, it is a
> >nice little movie, especially if you're a Parker Posie
> >fan.
> > And let's not forget, for comparing and
> >contrasting purposes, the "Old Maid Librarian"
> >flashback scene in It's A Wonderful Life.
> >
> > "Mary, What Happened To Us,"
> > Jon A.
> > Queens, NY
> >
> >
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>Gary Handman
>Media Resources Center
>Moffitt Library
>UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000

Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000