The Resource Wordplay, [presented by] the Weinstein Company, IFC Films, O'Malley Creadon Productions ; in association with Grinder Films ; produced by Christine O'Malley ; directed by Patrick Creadon, (videorecording)

Wordplay, [presented by] the Weinstein Company, IFC Films, O'Malley Creadon Productions ; in association with Grinder Films ; produced by Christine O'Malley ; directed by Patrick Creadon, (videorecording)

Label
Wordplay
Title
Wordplay
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] the Weinstein Company, IFC Films, O'Malley Creadon Productions ; in association with Grinder Films ; produced by Christine O'Malley ; directed by Patrick Creadon
Title variation
Word play
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A look into the world of New York times crossword puzzle aficionados, whose ranks include the likes of Bill Clinton, Bob Dole, and Jon Stewart. Focuses on New York times puzzle editor Will Shortz and participants in the 28th Annual American Crossword Tournament in Stamford, Connecticut
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Patrick Creadon ; editor, Doug Blush ; composer, Peter Golub
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some language and mild thematic elements
Language note
  • Optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • In English with optional Spanish subtitles
LC call number
GV1507.C7
LC item number
W67 2006
PerformerNote
Featuring Will Shortz, Merl Reagle, Tyler Hinman, Trip Payne, Al Sanders, Ellen Ripstein, Jon Delfin, Jon Stewart, Ken Burns, Amy Ray, Emily Saliers, Daniel Okrent, Mike Mussina, Bob Dole, Bill Clinton
Runtime
86
Technique
live action
Label
Wordplay, [presented by] the Weinstein Company, IFC Films, O'Malley Creadon Productions ; in association with Grinder Films ; produced by Christine O'Malley ; directed by Patrick Creadon, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Shown at the Central Michigan International Film Festival 2007
  • Documentary
  • Program content: c2006
  • Five New York Times crossword puzzles and solutions included in booklet
  • "79615DVD1"--Disc label
Accompanying material
1 booklet ([10] p. ; 18 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Bonus features: Commentary with director Patrick Creadon, New York times puzzle editor Will Shortz, and crossword constructor Merl Reagle -- Deleted scenes -- More deleted scenes -- Deleted scenes from Stamford -- Interview gallery -- 5 unforgettable puzzles from the Pages of The New York times (featurettes) -- Wordplay goes to Sundance -- "Every word" music video by Louris -- "--And the winner is--"-- results from Stamford 2006 -- Wordplay photo gallery -- "Waiting for The New York times" a short film by Patrcia Erens -- DVD-ROM-- 5 unforgettable puzzles (to print)
Control code
71036539
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (86 min.)
Isbn
9781594442797
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
796019796156
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79615
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)71036539
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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