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The American Short Story


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An anthology of films based on the stories of nine distinguished American authors of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Tonight:
The Music School by JOHN UPDIKE starring
Ron Weyand
A writer tries, during a 24-hour period, to find a focus in his life. The violent death of an acquaintance, the wider implications of Catholic religion, the joy he feels in taking his daughter to music lessons, all play their part in his thoughts.
Music by ED BOCAS
Executive producer ROBERT GELLER Produced hy DAN MCCANN
Written, directed and photographed by JOHN KORTY


Unknown: John Updike
Unknown: Ron Weyand
Music By: Ed Bocas
Producer: Robert Geller
Unknown: Dan McCann
Unknown: John Korty
Alfred Schweigen: Ron Weyand
Wife: Dana Larsson
Daughter: Cathleen Bauer
Computer expert: Tom Dahlgren
His Wife: Vera Stough
Young priest: Jeffrey Cain

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The American Short Story

BBC Two England, 10 February 1979 22.50

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