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Title Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall [Hoopla electronic resource].

Imprint [United States] : Monterey : Made available through hoopla, 1980.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 57 min.)) : sd., col.
Series The American short story collection
American short story collection.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Randa Haines.
Cast Host, Henry Fonda ; starring Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lois Smith, William Swetland.
Summary Granny Weatherall (Geraldine Fitzgerald: Academy Award Nominee & Tony Award Nominee) is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control, and yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the alter. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life. Adapted from the short story by acclaimed writer Katherine Anne Porter ("Ship of Fools"), The Jilting of Granny Weatherall reminds us of the plight of many women who wait for life to claim them, rather than seek life out for themselves.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Older women -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980 -- Television adaptations.
Added Author Haines, Randa.
Geller, Phylis.
Skaggs, Calvin.
Jacker, Corinne.
Fitzgerald, Geraldine, 1913-2005.
Smith, Lois, 1930-
Swetland, William, 1913-2003.
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982.
Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Jilting of Granny Weatherall.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Jilting of Granny Weatherall
Music No. MWT11321870
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