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Free to be--you and me [videorecording] /

by Thomas, Marlo; Hart, Carole; Davis, Bill; Steckler, Len; Wolf, Fred; Alda, Alan; Clifton, Lucille; Gardner, Herb; Greenburg, Dan; Miles, Betty; Reiner, Carl; Ressner, Philip; Rodgers, Mary; Silverstein, Shel; Stone, Peter; Hart, Bruce; Steinberg, Norman; Uger, Alan; Belafonte, Harry; Brooks, Mel; Coolidge, Rita; De Wolfe, Billy; Flack, Roberta; Grier, Rosey; Hoffman, Dustin; Jackson, Michael; Kristofferson, Kris; Smothers, Tom; Morse, Bobby; Tyson, Cicely; Warwick, Dionne; Walton, Tony; Lawrence, Stephen; Hall, Carol; Harnick, Sheldon; Kleban, Edward; Laron, Elaine; McKayle, Donald; Flowers, Wayland; Ressner, Philip; Zolotow, Charlotte; New Seekers (Musical group); Voices of East Harlem; Free To Be Productions; Murakami-Wolf Films; Ms. Foundation for Women (U.S.); Free To Be Foundation; Hen's Tooth Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: [United States] : Hen's Tooth Video, [2010], c1974Edition: Special 36th anniversary ed.Description: 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Language note: Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.Title notes: $19.99 10/30/2015 (cw)Other title: Marlo Thomas & friends : free to be--you and me.Subject(s): Self-esteem in children -- Juvenile films | Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile films | Self-reliance -- Juvenile films | DVD-Video discs | Television specials | Children's television programs | Children's television programs | Juvenile works | Motion pictures | Television specialsOnline resources: View cover art Awards: Emmy Award, prime time special for children, 1974.Awards: Peabody Award, 1975.Cast: Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks, Rita Coolidge, Billy De Wolfe, Roberta Flack, Rosey Grier, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Jackson, Kris Kristofferson, Bobby Morse, The New Seekers, Tom Smothers, Cicely Tyson, Dionne Warwicke, Voices of East Harlem.Summary: A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Marlo Thomas served as both producer and star for this landmark 1974 television special, which, through songs, stories, and comedy sketches, encourages children to accept and celebrate diversity in others, and embrace their own individuality. Guests stars include Mel Brooks, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, and Cicely Tyson; Michael Jackson, Roberta Flack, and Kris Kristofferson help provide the music. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

DVD; full sceen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.

Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.

First aired on ABC-TV in March 1974.

Developed for television by Bruce Hart and Norman Steinberg, Alan Uger, Carole Hart, Marlo Thomas.

Based on portions of the Bell record Marlo Thomas & Friends: Free to be--you and me.

Adaptations from the books "Dudly Pippin" by Phil Ressner and "William's doll" by Charlotte Zolotow.

Newly remastered from the original ABC-TV master tape.

Marlo Thomas, Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks, Rita Coolidge, Billy De Wolfe, Roberta Flack, Rosey Grier, Dustin Hoffman, Michael Jackson, Kris Kristofferson, Bobby Morse, The New Seekers, Tom Smothers, Cicely Tyson, Dionne Warwicke, Voices of East Harlem.

Music director and arranger, Stephen Lawrence ; film editors, Craig McKay, Jim Hanley ; animation editor, Rich Harrison ; tape editor, Nick Giordano ; songs by Carol Hall, Sheldon Harnick, Bruce Hart, Edward Kleban, Elaine Laron, Stephen Lawrence, Shelley Miller, Mary Rodgers, Shel Silverstein ; costumes, Frank Thompson ; production designer, Tony Walton ; choreographer, Donald McKayle ; puppet designer, Wayland Flowers.

A journey into the endless possibilities of life. Rich with positive, life-enhancing messages that focus on growth and change. Positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through a series of live action and animations shorts through songs, stories and laughter. Explores children's dreams and concerns, as well as their fears and fantasies.

Not rated.

Special features: new introduction by Marlo Thomas; previously unreleased scene from ABC special: Dustin Hoffman in "How I Crossed the Street"; photo gallery; optional subtitles in English and Spanish.

Emmy Award, prime time special for children, 1974.

Peabody Award, 1975.

$19.99 10/30/2015 (cw)

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