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The sorrows of gin

Title
The sorrows of gin [videorecording] / Produced by Ann Blumenthal and Peter Weinberg ; executive producer, Jac Venza ; a teleplay by Wendy Wasserstein, based on the story by John Cheever ; directed by Jack Hofsiss ; produced for PBS by Thirteen/WNET New York.
Publication
New York : Broadway Theatre Archive, c2000.

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Moving imageRestricted use NCOX 1909Performing Arts Research Collections - TOFT

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Description
1 videocassette (VHS) (60 min.) : sd., col. SP; 1/2 in.
Series Statement
  • Great performances
  • Broadway Theatre Archive
Uniform Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Subjects
Genre/Form
Television.
Note
  • Based on a short story of the same title by John Cheever.
  • The sorrows of gin was the first of three adaptations of stories by John Cheever to be broadcast on Great performances, in a three-week series. A videorecording of the second episode, O youth and beauty!, is available on NCOX 1901. The third episode, The five forty-eight, is available on NCOX 1944.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Music composed and conducted by Jonathan Tunick.
Performer (note)
  • Edward Herrmann, Sigourney Weaver, Eileen Heckart, Mara Hobel, Rachel Roberts, Charlotte Moore, Holland Taylor, Baxter Harris, William Prince, Sally-Jane Heit.
Event (note)
  • Originally broadcast on WNET, Channel 13, New York, N.Y., 1979.
Call Number
NCOX 1909
OCLC
835122838
Title
The sorrows of gin [videorecording] / Produced by Ann Blumenthal and Peter Weinberg ; executive producer, Jac Venza ; a teleplay by Wendy Wasserstein, based on the story by John Cheever ; directed by Jack Hofsiss ; produced for PBS by Thirteen/WNET New York.
Imprint
New York : Broadway Theatre Archive, c2000.
Series
Great performances
Broadway Theatre Archive
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Music composed and conducted by Jonathan Tunick.
Cast
Edward Herrmann, Sigourney Weaver, Eileen Heckart, Mara Hobel, Rachel Roberts, Charlotte Moore, Holland Taylor, Baxter Harris, William Prince, Sally-Jane Heit.
Event
Originally broadcast on WNET, Channel 13, New York, N.Y., 1979.
Added Author
Blumenthal, Ann, producer.
Weinberg, Peter, 1948-1986, producer.
Venza, Jac, producer.
Wasserstein, Wendy, screenwriter.
Cheever, John.
Hofsiss, Jack, director.
Tunick, Jonathan, composer.
Herrmann, Edward, 1943-2014, actor.
Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- actor.
Heckart, Eileen, 1919-2001, actor.
Hobel, Mara, actor.
Roberts, Rachel, 1927-1980, actor.
Moore, Charlotte, 1939- actor.
Taylor, Holland, actor.
Harris, Baxter, actor.
Prince, William, 1913-1996, actor.
Heit, Sally-Jane, actor.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), producer.
Added Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
NCOX 1909
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