Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass

United States, 1965

Film
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Uses the words of Walt Whitman, taken from his prose writings, diaries, note books and marginal manuscript notes, in presenting events in his life and in describing the influences which compelled him to write “Leaves of Grass”, his sympathetic observations of nature on Long Island and the people with whom he identified. Includes images of Long Island and New York in the 1960’s. Voice of Walt Whitman by Marvin Miller.

Credits

co-producers/directors

Helen Line

Francis R. Line

production company

Line Films

Duration

00:20:34:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

30191

Language

English

Subject categories

Adaptations

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → New York (N.Y.) - Description and travel

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Lifestyles

History → History

History → Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

Literature → American literature

Literature → American literature - Film and video adaptations

Literature → Authors - Biography

Literature → Authors, American

Literature → Creative writing

Literature → Literature

Literature → Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

People → Authors - Biography

People → Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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