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Title New York in the Fifties / First Run Features.
Imprint [Place of publication not identified] : First Run Features, [2001]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2017.


 Internet  Streaming Video    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 11 min., 51 sec)) : sound, color.
Note Originally released by First Run Features, 2001.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 24, 2017.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
9 - 12, Academic/AP
Title from distributor's description
Subject Architects.
Genre Internet videos
Internet videos.
Contents New York in the Fifties: Introduction (9:35); Writers in New York (7:14); Female Writers of the 1950s (3:36); Writing Culture in America (4:00); Alcoholic Writers (4:19); Sexual Liberation (5:26); Social Movements (4:26); Twentieth Century Music (3:20); James Baldwin's Writing (5:28); Columbia University Professors (4:51); Catholic Worker Movement (6:39); New Yorker Community (4:52); World Changing Historical Moments (3:45); Credits: New York in the Fifties (2:49);
Summary Based on the book by Dan Wakefield, the film combines stunning archival footage of New York with interviews of the icons of the day, including Kerouac, Ginsberg, Baldwin, Mailer, Robert Redford, Joan Didion, and more. Offering modern day perspectives and reminiscences are the writers, actors, and artists who were all part of the rich cultural and artistic scene of the time.
Other Author Infobase, film distributor.
First-Run Features (Firm)