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Title Free to be--you and me [videorecording] / Free to Be Foundation, Inc. ; A Free To Be production in association with Murakami-Wolf Prods., Inc. ; a project of the Ms. Foundation for Women, Inc. ; directed by Bill Davis ; film sequences directed by Len Steckler ; animated sequences directed by Fred Wolf ; puppet & animation voices directed by Alan Alda ; produced by Marlo Thomas and Carole Hart ; stories and poems by Lucille Clifton, Herb Gardner, Dan Greenburg, Betty Miles, Carl Reiner, Phil Ressner, Mary Rodgers, Shel Silverstein, Peter Stone.

Publication Info. [United States] : Hen's Tooth Video, [2010]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Ida PL Juvenile DVD - IPLY-11  DVD J FRE    AVAILABLE
Edition Special 36th anniversary ed.
Description 1 videodisc (45 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; full sceen (1.33:1) presentation, Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Note 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.
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.
Credits 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.
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.
Audience Not rated.
Note 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.
Awards Emmy Award, prime time special for children, 1974.
Peabody Award, 1975.
Language Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in English and Spanish.
Subject Self-esteem in children -- Juvenile films.
Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile films.
Self-reliance -- Juvenile films.
Genre/Form Television specials.
Children's television programs.
Added Author Thomas, Marlo.
Hart, Carole.
Davis, Bill, 1952-
Steckler, Len.
Wolf, Fred, 1933-
Alda, Alan, 1936-
Clifton, Lucille, 1936-2010.
Gardner, Herb, 1934-2003.
Greenburg, Dan.
Miles, Betty.
Reiner, Carl, 1922-
Ressner, Philip.
Rodgers, Mary, 1931-2014.
Silverstein, Shel.
Stone, Peter, 1930-2003.
Hart, Bruce.
Steinberg, Norman.
Uger, Alan.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Brooks, Mel, 1926-
Coolidge, Rita.
De Wolfe, Billy, 1907-1974.
Flack, Roberta.
Grier, Rosey.
Hoffman, Dustin, 1937-
Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009.
Kristofferson, Kris.
Smothers, Tom, 1937-
Morse, Bobby.
Tyson, Cicely.
Warwick, Dionne.
Walton, Tony, 1934-
Lawrence, Stephen, 1939-
Hall, Carol, 1936-2018.
Harnick, Sheldon.
Kleban, Edward.
Laron, Elaine.
McKayle, Donald, 1930-
Flowers, Wayland.
Ressner, Philip. Dudley Pippin.
Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-2013. William's doll.
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)
Added Title Marlo Thomas & friends : free to be--you and me
Standard No. 759731412322
Music No. 4123 Hen's Tooth Video

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