Rhapsody & Requiem: The Life of Robinson Jeffers
KPIX-TV documentary film from 1967, narrated by Marvin Miller, about the life and work of American poet Robinson Jeffers (1887-1962). Includes brief glimpses of Jeffers in silent, archival footage and interviews at Tor House (Carmel, California) with Melba Bennett, Donnan Jeffers, Theodore Lilienthal and Dame Judith Anderson. Also features scenes of Miller reading extracts from Jeffers poetry in voice over, whilst dramatic views of the Carmel coastline are shown. This film was written and produced by Caryl Coleman and directed by Dick Williams.
Tags: carmel, caryl coleman, coastline, dame judith anderson, dick williams, donnan jeffers, hawk tower, marvin miller, melba bennett, poetry, robinson jeffers, theodore lilienthal, tor house, una jeffers, v63793-1
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on October 22, 2011.
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- Date aired: 1967
- Recording medium: 16mm, b&w optical sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 27:20
- Type of material: documentary film