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Insanity on trial [videorecording]

Title
Insanity on trial [videorecording] / Presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York, KCET/Los Angeles, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; supervising producer, David Hoffman ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; written, produced, and directed by Matthew Collins.
Publication
New York, c1990.

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (56 min.) : sd., col. SP; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
The American experience
Alternative Title
Insanity on trial
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Documentaries and factual works.
  • Interviews.
  • Television.
Note
  • Originally broadcast as an episode of the television series The American experience.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Robert Dorsey ; costume designer, Van Smith ; sound, Dennis Towns ; editor, John Walter.
Performer (note)
  • Actors include Ron Vawter (as Charles Guiteau), Robert Fields, Bart Whiteman (as President James A. Garfield), Adoph Mall, Marty McDonough, Kevin Murray, Scott Edson, Ted McAdams, Paul Anderson, and Bob Appleton.
Event (note)
  • Videotaped in 1990, and broadcast on Thirteen/WNET, New York, N.Y.
Call Number
NCOX 1831
Title
Insanity on trial [videorecording] / Presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York, KCET/Los Angeles, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; supervising producer, David Hoffman ; executive producer, Judy Crichton ; written, produced, and directed by Matthew Collins.
Imprint
New York, c1990.
Series
The American experience
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Director of photography, Robert Dorsey ; costume designer, Van Smith ; sound, Dennis Towns ; editor, John Walter.
Performer
Host, David McCullough.
Narrator, Kyle MacLachlan.
Interviews: Dr. Robert D. Marcus, Dr. Charles Rosenberg, Professor Richard Moran, Dr. Norman Dain.
Cast
Actors include Ron Vawter (as Charles Guiteau), Robert Fields, Bart Whiteman (as President James A. Garfield), Adoph Mall, Marty McDonough, Kevin Murray, Scott Edson, Ted McAdams, Paul Anderson, and Bob Appleton.
Event
Videotaped in 1990, and broadcast on Thirteen/WNET, New York, N.Y.
Summary
Historical drama recreating the 1881 assassination of President James A. Garfield and the trial of his killer, Charles J. Guiteau. Guiteau's lawyer attempted to prove that his client was not guilty on account of insanity. Guiteau was convicted and executed in 1882.
Local Note
Gift of Gregory F. Mehrten.
Added Author
Hoffman, David (David Michael), 1941- producer.
Crichton, Judy, producer.
Collins, Rocky, producer.
Collins, Rocky, director.
Dorsey, Robert, cinematography.
Smith, Van, costume designer.
Towns, Dennis, sound.
Walter, John, editor of moving image work.
McCullough, David G, host.
MacLachlan, Kyle, 1960- narrator.
Vawter, Ron, actor.
Fields, Robert, actor.
Whiteman, Bart, actor.
Mall, Adolph, actor.
McDonough, Marty, actor.
Murray, Kevin, actor.
Edson, Scott, actor.
McAdams, Ted, actor.
Anderson, Paul, actor.
Appleton, Bob, actor.
Marcus, Robert D., 1936- interviewee.
Rosenberg, Charles E, interviewee.
Moran, Richard, interviewee.
Dain, Norman, interviewee.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.), producer.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.), producer.
Corporation for Public Broadcasting, producer.
Mehrten, Greg, donor.
Added Title
Insanity on trial
Research Call Number
NCOX 1831
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