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The Resource The poetry hall of fame collection, the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison, (videorecording)

The poetry hall of fame collection, the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison, (videorecording)

Label
The poetry hall of fame collection
Title
The poetry hall of fame collection
Statement of responsibility
the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"133 of the world's most famous poems cleverly performed and artistically interpreted by the First Poetry Quartet and celebrity guests ... Dramatic performances by Claire Bloom, LeVar Burton, Robert Culp, Ruby Dee, Henry Fonda, Will Geer, Fred Gwynne, Valerie Harper, Jack Lemmon, Vincent Price, William Shatner, Irene Worth and other celebrities"--Container
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Member of
Cataloging source
MRB
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
808.81
LC call number
PN6101
LC item number
.P653 2006
PerformerNote
Host, William Perry
Runtime
240
Technique
live action
Label
The poetry hall of fame collection, the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally shown on PBS as part of the television series "Anyone for Tennyson?"
  • Includes weblink on menu screen to poems online
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc one. Volume 1: St. Crispin's Day speech, King Henry V, Act IV, Sc. 3 / William Shakespeare -- Gone / Carl Sandburg -- Jazz poem / Carl W. Hines Jr. -- Miss Helen Lang / Robert Hillyer -- And one for my dame / Anne Sexton -- Abou Ben Adhem / Leigh Hunt --The rime of the ancient mariner, part II / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- The willing mistress / Aphra Behn --Summer with Monica, # 1 (excerpt) / Roger McGough --The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe -- The nymph's reply to the shepherd / Sir Walter Raleigh -- Modern declaration / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The betrothed (excerpt) / Rudyard Kipling --As I ponder'd in silence ; The artilleryman's vision (excerpt) / Walt Whitman -- Disabled / Wilfred Owen -- Aftermath / Siegfried Sassoon -- Dear March-come in /Emily Dickinson --Scrapbook of a summer evening (excerpt) / Stephanie Simpson -- Tree at my windonw ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- The Canterbury Tales, Prologue (excerpt) / Geoffrey Chaucer -- Peekaboo, I almost see you ; A drink with something in it / Ogden Nash -- Authentic antique / Richard Armour -- The discriminating pig / Anonymous -- Paradise lost, Book VII (excerpt) / John Milton -- I think continuously of those / Stephen Spender -- Adonais (excerpt) / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The day is done / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Disc one. Volume 2: Sea fever / John Masefield -- Amoretti, Sonnet 75, One day I wrote her name upon the Strand / Edmund Spenser -- Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- When I have fears that I may cease to be / John Keats --Sonnet CXVI, Let me not to the marriage of true minds / William Shakespeare -- I dwell in possibility / Emily Dickinson -- The altar / George Herbert -- Song, On the lifting of the banner of the House of Buccleuch at a great football match on Caterhaugh (excerpt) / Sir Wlater Scott -- To Satch / Samuel W. Allen -- Mullion / A.P. Herbert --Cousin Caroline, Uncle Jed, Uncle Malcolm, Aunt Ermintude, Albert Robinson / Roger McGough -- Epilogue to the satires, Dialogue II / Alexander Pope -- The man with the hoe (excerpt) / Edwin Markham -- To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet -- True love / Judith Viorst -- The quarrel / Conrad Aiken -- Childe Harold's pilgrimage, Canto the second, XXXV, 'Tis an old lesson / Lord Byron -- The applicant / Sylvia Plath -- Visions of the daughters of Albion (excerpt) / William Blake -- The vision of Sir Launfal, And what is so rare as a day in June? / James Russell Lowell -- Patterns / Amy Lowell -- For Aunt Sarah / Robert Lowell -- Sonnet XLII, How do I love thee? / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Prospice / Robert Browning -- 3 translations of Ode XXXVII by Horace / William Cowper, Hartley Coleridge, Eugene Field -- Written after swimming from Sestos to Abydos / Lord Byron -- Hero and Leander / Joseph S. Newman -- When you are old / William Butler Yeats -- Afterwards /Thomas Hardy -- Spoon River anthology. The hill (excerpt) / Edgar Lee Masters -- Text for today /Phyllis McGinley -- sweet spring is your time / e.e. cummings -- Goodbat Nightman / Roger McGough -- Façade, Tarantella / Edith Sitwell
  • Disc two. Volume 3: An evening walk (excerpt) ; Enough of climbing toil / William Wordsworth -- Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish -- The mannequins / Louis Simpson -- The artist /William Carlos Williams -- Teacher's vacation lament in the country / Alan Dugan -- The princess. Part III, The splendor falls on castle walls / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- To Helen / Edgar Allen Poe -- Night journey /Theodore Roethke -- Down the Mississippi / John Gould Fletcher -- Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Robert Diesel / Jesse Stuart -- Verses on the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift -- Stephen Dowling Bots (excerpt) ; Hamlet's soliloquy/ Mark Twain -- The rubaiyat (excerpt) / Omar Khayam ; translated by Edward FitzGerald -- The river-merchant's wife. A letter / Rihaku (Li-Po) ; translated by Ezra Pound -- In a steelworker's home / Yevgeny Yevushenko ; translated by John Updike -- In the shelter / C. Day Lewis -- A subaltern's love-song / Sir John Betjeman -- Resolving doubts / William Dickey -- Romance (excerpt) / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Believe me if all those endearing young charms / Thomas Moore -- There is a lady sweet and kind / Anonymous -- Carry her over the water / W.H. Auden -- All the things you are / Oscar Hammerstein -- Brother, can you spare a dime / Edgar "Yip" Harburg -- The king's breakfast / A.A. Milne --The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear -- The rainy day / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The song of Solomon II / Bible (King James version) -- Couplets / Alexander Pope -- Macbeth. Act V. Scene 5, Tomorrow and tomorrow, and tomorrow -- Familiar lines / Anonymous
  • Disc two. Volume 4: The charge ofthe Light Brigade / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- As you like it. Act II. Scene 7, All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare -- The menu / Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- Happy the man / John Dryden -- Slaves to London I'll deceive you / Peter Motteux -- April birthday / Ted Hughes -- Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake / William Wordsworth -- Gus, the theatre cat / T.S. Eliot -- Giraffes / N.H. Brettell -- A night with a wolf / Bayard Taylor -- Ah, are you digging my grave? / Thomas Hardy -- Autumn at Taos /D.H. Lawrence -- The old cowboy's lament / Robert V. Carr -- Dusk / DuBose Heyward -- Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold -- Annus mirabilis / Phillip Larkin -- Warning /Jenny Joseph -- The old farmer and his young wife /Anonymous -- The shape of things (excerpt) / Sheldon Harnick -- Summer with Monica-#38 / Roger McGough --Mild the mist upon the hill / Emily Bronte -- Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson --Holy sonnets. Number 10, Death be not proud / John Donne -- Elegy written in a country churchyard (excerpt) / Thomas Gray -- Song / Christina Rossetti --Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --Requiem / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Under Ben Bulben-VI / William Butler Yeats -- To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick -- A red, red rose /Robert Burns -- Go, lovely rose / Edmund Waller -- One perfect rose / Dorothy Parker -- King Richard II. Act III. Scene 2, Let's talk of graves, of worms, of epitaphs / William Shakespeare -- My company. Part I /Herbert Read -- Volunteer fireman / Phyllis McGinley --I dream a world / Langston Hughes -- The tempest. Act IV. Scene 1, Our revels now are ended, The Tempest, Act IV, Scene I / William Shakespeare
Control code
u1090157
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781569944493
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233352528
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
335252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85257862
System details
DVD; region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The poetry hall of fame collection, the Nebraska ETV Network in association with the Great Amwell company ; executive producer, William Perry ; producer/director, Marshall Jamison, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally shown on PBS as part of the television series "Anyone for Tennyson?"
  • Includes weblink on menu screen to poems online
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Disc one. Volume 1: St. Crispin's Day speech, King Henry V, Act IV, Sc. 3 / William Shakespeare -- Gone / Carl Sandburg -- Jazz poem / Carl W. Hines Jr. -- Miss Helen Lang / Robert Hillyer -- And one for my dame / Anne Sexton -- Abou Ben Adhem / Leigh Hunt --The rime of the ancient mariner, part II / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- The willing mistress / Aphra Behn --Summer with Monica, # 1 (excerpt) / Roger McGough --The passionate shepherd to his love / Christopher Marlowe -- The nymph's reply to the shepherd / Sir Walter Raleigh -- Modern declaration / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The betrothed (excerpt) / Rudyard Kipling --As I ponder'd in silence ; The artilleryman's vision (excerpt) / Walt Whitman -- Disabled / Wilfred Owen -- Aftermath / Siegfried Sassoon -- Dear March-come in /Emily Dickinson --Scrapbook of a summer evening (excerpt) / Stephanie Simpson -- Tree at my windonw ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening / Robert Frost -- The Canterbury Tales, Prologue (excerpt) / Geoffrey Chaucer -- Peekaboo, I almost see you ; A drink with something in it / Ogden Nash -- Authentic antique / Richard Armour -- The discriminating pig / Anonymous -- Paradise lost, Book VII (excerpt) / John Milton -- I think continuously of those / Stephen Spender -- Adonais (excerpt) / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- The day is done / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • Disc one. Volume 2: Sea fever / John Masefield -- Amoretti, Sonnet 75, One day I wrote her name upon the Strand / Edmund Spenser -- Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- When I have fears that I may cease to be / John Keats --Sonnet CXVI, Let me not to the marriage of true minds / William Shakespeare -- I dwell in possibility / Emily Dickinson -- The altar / George Herbert -- Song, On the lifting of the banner of the House of Buccleuch at a great football match on Caterhaugh (excerpt) / Sir Wlater Scott -- To Satch / Samuel W. Allen -- Mullion / A.P. Herbert --Cousin Caroline, Uncle Jed, Uncle Malcolm, Aunt Ermintude, Albert Robinson / Roger McGough -- Epilogue to the satires, Dialogue II / Alexander Pope -- The man with the hoe (excerpt) / Edwin Markham -- To my dear and loving husband / Anne Bradstreet -- True love / Judith Viorst -- The quarrel / Conrad Aiken -- Childe Harold's pilgrimage, Canto the second, XXXV, 'Tis an old lesson / Lord Byron -- The applicant / Sylvia Plath -- Visions of the daughters of Albion (excerpt) / William Blake -- The vision of Sir Launfal, And what is so rare as a day in June? / James Russell Lowell -- Patterns / Amy Lowell -- For Aunt Sarah / Robert Lowell -- Sonnet XLII, How do I love thee? / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Prospice / Robert Browning -- 3 translations of Ode XXXVII by Horace / William Cowper, Hartley Coleridge, Eugene Field -- Written after swimming from Sestos to Abydos / Lord Byron -- Hero and Leander / Joseph S. Newman -- When you are old / William Butler Yeats -- Afterwards /Thomas Hardy -- Spoon River anthology. The hill (excerpt) / Edgar Lee Masters -- Text for today /Phyllis McGinley -- sweet spring is your time / e.e. cummings -- Goodbat Nightman / Roger McGough -- Façade, Tarantella / Edith Sitwell
  • Disc two. Volume 3: An evening walk (excerpt) ; Enough of climbing toil / William Wordsworth -- Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish -- The mannequins / Louis Simpson -- The artist /William Carlos Williams -- Teacher's vacation lament in the country / Alan Dugan -- The princess. Part III, The splendor falls on castle walls / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- Miniver Cheevy / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- To Helen / Edgar Allen Poe -- Night journey /Theodore Roethke -- Down the Mississippi / John Gould Fletcher -- Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Robert Diesel / Jesse Stuart -- Verses on the death of Dr. Swift / Jonathan Swift -- Stephen Dowling Bots (excerpt) ; Hamlet's soliloquy/ Mark Twain -- The rubaiyat (excerpt) / Omar Khayam ; translated by Edward FitzGerald -- The river-merchant's wife. A letter / Rihaku (Li-Po) ; translated by Ezra Pound -- In a steelworker's home / Yevgeny Yevushenko ; translated by John Updike -- In the shelter / C. Day Lewis -- A subaltern's love-song / Sir John Betjeman -- Resolving doubts / William Dickey -- Romance (excerpt) / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Believe me if all those endearing young charms / Thomas Moore -- There is a lady sweet and kind / Anonymous -- Carry her over the water / W.H. Auden -- All the things you are / Oscar Hammerstein -- Brother, can you spare a dime / Edgar "Yip" Harburg -- The king's breakfast / A.A. Milne --The owl and the pussycat / Edward Lear -- The rainy day / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- The song of Solomon II / Bible (King James version) -- Couplets / Alexander Pope -- Macbeth. Act V. Scene 5, Tomorrow and tomorrow, and tomorrow -- Familiar lines / Anonymous
  • Disc two. Volume 4: The charge ofthe Light Brigade / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- As you like it. Act II. Scene 7, All the world's a stage / William Shakespeare -- The menu / Thomas Bailey Aldrich -- Happy the man / John Dryden -- Slaves to London I'll deceive you / Peter Motteux -- April birthday / Ted Hughes -- Composed by the side of Grasmere Lake / William Wordsworth -- Gus, the theatre cat / T.S. Eliot -- Giraffes / N.H. Brettell -- A night with a wolf / Bayard Taylor -- Ah, are you digging my grave? / Thomas Hardy -- Autumn at Taos /D.H. Lawrence -- The old cowboy's lament / Robert V. Carr -- Dusk / DuBose Heyward -- Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold -- Annus mirabilis / Phillip Larkin -- Warning /Jenny Joseph -- The old farmer and his young wife /Anonymous -- The shape of things (excerpt) / Sheldon Harnick -- Summer with Monica-#38 / Roger McGough --Mild the mist upon the hill / Emily Bronte -- Non sum qualis eram bonae sub regno Cynarae / Ernest Dowson --Holy sonnets. Number 10, Death be not proud / John Donne -- Elegy written in a country churchyard (excerpt) / Thomas Gray -- Song / Christina Rossetti --Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --Requiem / Robert Louis Stevenson -- Under Ben Bulben-VI / William Butler Yeats -- To the virgins, to make much of time / Robert Herrick -- A red, red rose /Robert Burns -- Go, lovely rose / Edmund Waller -- One perfect rose / Dorothy Parker -- King Richard II. Act III. Scene 2, Let's talk of graves, of worms, of epitaphs / William Shakespeare -- My company. Part I /Herbert Read -- Volunteer fireman / Phyllis McGinley --I dream a world / Langston Hughes -- The tempest. Act IV. Scene 1, Our revels now are ended, The Tempest, Act IV, Scene I / William Shakespeare
Control code
u1090157
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 240 min.)
Isbn
9781569944493
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233352528
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
335252
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)85257862
System details
DVD; region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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