TITLE

A LITTLE MESSAGE ABOUT THE MEDIUM

AUTHOR(S)
Tullius, F. P.
PUB. DATE
May 1975
SOURCE
New Yorker;5/26/1975, Vol. 51 Issue 14, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a television screenplay writer's letter to a colleague based in Hollywood. He traces the stories behind several of his past ideas for television series. These include dramatic series on dying, on an Orthodox Jew from New York who goes to India, becomes a yogi and settles in Marin County, on ecology, on the interaction between inmates in an Arica-Esalen-type institute and about an sexagenarian Portuguese working for a bigoted young man who runs a snowmobile repair service.
ACCESSION #
19570309

 

Related Articles

  • Writing the Spec TV Drama Script. Whiteside, Rich // Scr(i)pt;2004, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p56 

    This article presents a narrative of what the author learned through 10 years of interviewing television writers and producers and his own experience with the one-hour form. The author describes the importantce of formatting, how to make a great pitch, the importance of writing for a show you...

  • Queen of Days.  // Wilson Quarterly;Summer2005, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p95 

    Features television writer Irna Phillips based on the article "Imperial Soap Opera," by Les White, published in the Spring 2005 issue of "The Common Review." Titles of soap operas created by Phillips; Career background of the writer; Information on the plot lines used by the soap opera writer...

  • Indian Soaps Fall to Islamic Censorship in Afghanistan. Cremonesi, Lorenzo // World Politics Review (19446284);1/18/2008, p2 

    The article reports on the censorship of Indian television soaps in Afghanistan. Indian serials dubbed into Dari with Pashto subtitles is the latest trend in Afghan popular culture. It is said to be one of the most direct consequences of globalization, Kabul's liberation from the oppressive...

  • Climate Change: Television Books, The Series. Lavery, David // Critical Studies in Television;2006, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p97 

    Over the last decade television studies has witnessed the development of books, often collections of essays, on significant television series. As the editor of several such books, I offer in this essay a personal history of their development, explore its role in a changing critical climate, and...

  • HOW IT ALL BEGAN: THE FIRST MOMENTS FOR TELEVISION'S DRAMAS.  // Daily Variety;6/13/2012, Vol. 315 Issue 51, p18 

    The article focuses on the first scene of various television dramas including the liquor transfer of two boats in "Boardwalk Empire," Dexter wrap a razor-thin cord around the neck of his victim in "Dexter," and a little zombie girl lunges to Rick in "The Walking Dead."

  • TV what's on.  // Gay & Lesbian Times;1/3/2008, Issue 1045, p43 

    The article provides an overview of the story line of an episode from the three primetime television series to be shown from January 6 to January 8, 2008 in the U.S. These programs include American Broadcasting Co.'s "Desperate Housewives" and "Medium" and Arts and Entertainment Network's...

  • QUIZ. Carvell, Tim; Goldblatt, Henry // Fortune;4/16/2001, Vol. 143 Issue 8, p66 

    Presents humorous as well as actual television pilot ideas. 'Africantastic,' about a mother-daughter team of missionaries to Africa, starring Sally Struthers and Mayim Bialik; 'Bev', who has three children by three different fathers; 'Sisqo Project,' which teams singer Sisqo with actor Bob...

  • God or the Girl.  // Entertainment Weekly;4/14/2006, Issue 872, p78 

    The article reviews the television program "God or the Girl?"

  • MUST WATCH OF THE WEEK. Wheat, Alynda; Jensen, Jeff // Entertainment Weekly;10/06/2006, Issue 900, p62 

    This article offers information on the season premiere of the television series Lost. The season 3 opener features globetrotters, zombies, the guy Meredith Grey did not choose, coconut radios, Laura Palmer, Jack laughing, Desmond running naked through the jungle, the Others' Annual Talent Show,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics