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Title:
Top hat & tales Harold Ross and the making of the New Yorker
Author:
Tucci, Stanley.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : First Run Features, [2014]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (47 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
This documentary shows how Harold Ross, a high school dropout and miner's son from Colorado, started the sophisticated New Yorker magazine in 1925 by masterfully capturing the Jazz Age spirit, Broadway glamour and ultradry wit. Incorporating a rich array of film clips from the 20's and 30's -- speakeasies, jazz bands, rising skyscrapers -- this film reflects a dazzling Manhattan evoking an image of a metropolis that still glitters. Includes interviews with current and former New Yorker staffers.
Language:
English
UPC:
720229916011
Format :
DVD

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A chronicle of the first 25 years of The New Yorker magazine, from its creation by Harold Ross in 1925 to his death in 1951. Interviews with former and current editors will inform about how The New Yorker⿿s signature style and content were shaped by its early contributors, including E.B. White, James Thurber, J.D. Salinger, and more. Film clips, home movies, and images from the anthology of The New Yorker covers and cartoons illustrate the look at one of journalism⿿s most revered publications.