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Willa Cather - Additional Footage

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Alan Pakula
Joan Acocella discusses a moving moment in Cather's MY ANTONIA. (:44)

Antonio Vellani
David McCullough discusses the heavy burden of genius. (1:22)

Frank Capra
Richard Giannone on the quality of Cather's ear. (:56)
Fred Zinnemann
Vivian Gornick on Cather's Americanness in relation to the modernists. (1:43)

Joseph Mankiewicz
Margo Jefferson on the importance of medical science and "dissection" to Cather's writing skills. (1:32)
Robert Wise
Tony Mares recalls his dramatic introduction to Will Cather. (2:11)

Rouben Mamoulian
Susan Rosowski talks about the imagery of light and darkness in MY ANTONIA. (1:21) Warren Beatty
Joseph Urgo on Willa Cather's physical presence. (:43)

Warren Beatty
Filmmaker interview featuring producer/writer Christine Lesiak and producer/director Joel Geyer (12:53)

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