Willa Cather: The Road is All

Overview

Few events had as much impact on the life of young Willa Cather than her move from a lavish Virginia home to the endless prairies of Nebraska. A profound influence on the developing writer's style and storytelling, the creativity afforded to Cather by that fateful move fueled such acclaimed works as My Antonia and the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. Now literature fans can explore the background of the inspirational female author in a detailed documentary exploring both the influences and works of a writer ...
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Overview

Few events had as much impact on the life of young Willa Cather than her move from a lavish Virginia home to the endless prairies of Nebraska. A profound influence on the developing writer's style and storytelling, the creativity afforded to Cather by that fateful move fueled such acclaimed works as My Antonia and the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. Now literature fans can explore the background of the inspirational female author in a detailed documentary exploring both the influences and works of a writer whose frequent surges in popularity give knowing testament to the power of her words.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Filmmakers' commentary
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/25/2006
  • UPC: 841887005890
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 53,336

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Strathairn Voice Only
Marcia Gay Harden Voice Only
Willa Cather
Technical Credits
Joel Geyer Director, Producer
Christine Lesiak Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Willa Cather - The Road Is All
1. Introduction [1:11]
2. Virginia to Nebraska [2:31]
3. Growing Up in Red Cloud [8:10]
4. College [4:31]
5. Pittsburgh [3:52]
6. New York [5:07]
7. The Writer's Voice [7:53]
8. The Song of the Lark [3:26]
9. My Antonia [6:15]
10. One of Ours [7:38]
11. The Professor's House [7:13]
12. Death Comes for the Archbishop [5:38]
13. Literary Phenomenon [8:44]
14. Last Works [4:49]
15. Credits [5:58]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Willa Cather - The Road Is All
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   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Play Commentary
      Turn Commentary Off
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