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Title Merton [(DVD) videorecording] : a film biography of Thomas Merton / produced by Paul Wilkes, Audrey Laurine Glynn ; written and directed by Paul Wilkes.

Publication Info. New York : First Run Features, [2004?]
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  271.12502 MER    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (120 min.) : sound, color with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical rda
video file DVD rda
Performer Readings, Gregory Abels ; narrator, Alexander Scourby ; featuring Thomas Merton, Joan Baez, John Barber, Robert Lax, Robert Giroux, the Dalai Lama, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
Credits Director of photography, Thomas Hurwitz ; film editor, Zina Voynow.
Note Originally produced in 1984.
System Details DVD; full screen.
Summary Presents a study of the life of Thomas Merton, Trappist monk, author, philosopher, and activist, drawing upon archival film, still photographs, interviews, and readings from Merton's writings.
Contents Special features (59 min.): Remembering Thomas Merton -- Reminiscence / by Matthew Kelty.
Subject Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
Monks -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
Trappists -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
Pacifists -- Biography -- Videodiscs.
DVD-Video discs.
Genre Biographical videos.
Added Author Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.
Abels, Gregory.
Scourby, Alexander, 1913-1985.
Lax, Robert.
Giroux, Robert.
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
Barber, John, 1955-
Baez, Joan.
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence.
Wilkes, Paul, 1938-
Glynn, Audrey Laurine.
Hurwitz, Tom.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Added Title Film biography of Thomas Merton
Standard No. 720229911108
Music No. FRF 91108D First-Run Features
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