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End Of The World, The

07/29/1968

Tape contains raw footage from studio shoot. Majority of tape contains lighting, sound and graphics tests, most of which involve Susan "Stockard" Channing. At beginning of tape is (2) versions of the same scene (rt: 04:00) acted by Channing and unidentified male actor. Later in tape (at 39:35) is monologue scene acted by Channing, later still, at 48:07, same scene is repeated, but shot much differently, utilizing extreme close-ups. Original play and televised version, directed by David Wheeler.


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Program
End Of The World, The
Program Description

Throughout history, people have wondered about the end of the world. Whether by flood or by fire, natural disaster or technological nightmare - How and when will it happen? And more importantly - Why? Ellen Kushner explores of the beliefs and the music of the world's traditions, ranging from the great battle of the ancient Norse Ragnarok to the Hindu cosmic ocean, as well as the Jewish and Christian takes on just what it is we're all waiting for!

Duration

01:00:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Philosophy
Religion
Citation
Chicago: “End Of The World, The,” 07/29/1968, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_590B78C02F994AF2A44D442FDB5E2F4B.
MLA: “End Of The World, The.” 07/29/1968. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_590B78C02F994AF2A44D442FDB5E2F4B>.
APA: End Of The World, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_590B78C02F994AF2A44D442FDB5E2F4B
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