The Resource American Short Story: Barn Burning, (videorecording)

American Short Story: Barn Burning, (videorecording)

Label
American Short Story: Barn Burning
Title
American Short Story: Barn Burning
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ab Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly. William Faulkner's story is directed by Peter Werner; teleplay writer Horton Foote; starring Tommy Lee Jones, Diane Kagan, Shawn Whitington, and Jimmy Faulkner. The Monterey Video DVD print contains the following special features: author's biography; actor's biographies; printable study guide; About the American Short Story Collection; audio interview with producer Robert Geller; Henry Fonda introduction
Member of
Is part of
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • JSA
  • Junior High (7-9), Senior High School (10-12), Adult/College
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  • Films of Werner, Peter
  • Stories
  • Literature: American
  • Television Series
  • Film: Fictional Shorts/Entertainment
Technique
live action
Label
American Short Story: Barn Burning, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (40 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)20568.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)
Label
American Short Story: Barn Burning, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (40 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)20568.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)

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