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Title Top Hat & Tales : Harold Ross and the Making of The New Yorker / First-Run Features (Firm).
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : First-Run Features (Firm), [2001]
©2001
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.

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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (46 min., 57 sec.)) : sound, color
Note Originally released by First-Run Features (Firm), 2001.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 26, 2015.
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, Nov. 2, 2015).
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
9 & up.
Closed-captioned.
Subject Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951.
New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Ross, Harold Wallace, 1892-1951.
Genre Internet videos.
Internet videos.
Contents The New Yorker Debut Issue (1:58) -- Gambling Addiction (1:52) -- Saving The New Yorker (2:14) -- Mission Statement & Competition (1:38) -- Reflecting New York Lifestyle (2:32) -- Writer Katharine Angell White (3:39) -- Algonquin Round Table (2:11) -- "A Box to Hide In" (2:03) -- "The Talk of the Town" (1:37) -- Obsession With Perfection (2:59) -- Communal Style (0:58) -- Early Newspaper Career (2:05) -- Secret Marriage (2:08) -- Disdain for Advertisers (2:04) -- Paradoxical Personality (2:05) -- Toll on Health & Marriage (0:59) -- "The New Journalism" (2:11) -- Underpaying Writers (2:34) -- Torn Between Two Worlds (1:27) -- Supporting WWII & Women Writers (3:20) -- Becoming a World Magazine (1:38) -- In Memoriam (1:42) -- Credits: Top Hat & Tales: Harold Ross and the Making of The New Yorker (0:39).
Summary Top Hat and Tales chronicles the early years of The New Yorker, from its fledgling beginnings under its legendary creator and editor Harold Ross, to its rise as an indispensable American institution. Interviews with celebrated writers and cartoonists such as John Updike, David Remnick, Roger Angell, Lee Lorenz, and Roz Chast will inform how The New Yorker's signature style and content was shaped by its early contributors, including E.B. White, James Thurber, Charles Addams, Janet Flanner, J.D. Salinger, and more. Film clips, home movies and images from the anthology of The New Yorker covers and cartoons illustrate this look at one of journalism's most revered publications. Commentary by Charles Schulz, Stuart Hample and Roy Blount, Jr. offers insight into The New Yorker's role in the nation's cultural history.
Other Author Films Media Group, film distributor.
First-Run Features (Firm)
Other Title Harold Ross and the Making of The New Yorker