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The Mailbox (1977)
Length of the film: 24 minutes.
TEXT from back video cover
Lethe, an elderly widow, trudges out to her mailbox each day in hopes of finding a letter from her family. Unfortunately they are too wrapped up in their own lives, and the mailbox remains empty. Her neighbors try to keep her company, but cannot take the place of her absent children. They contact her family about her loneliness and discover that a letter is finally coming--but it carries devastating news.
featuring Lethe Tatge Rachel Jacobs Rebecca Glade
screenplay by David K. Jacobs based on a story by Florence Doyle Putt
director of photography Reed Smoot
produced and directed by David K. Jacobs
VHS * 24 minutes * color * stereo
Produced in cooperation with the LDS Motion Picture Studio
© 1977, Brigham Young University
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Cover design by Heather Price
Warning: The program contained in this videocassette is fully protected by copyright under Title 17, U.S. code, Public Law 94-533. It is for noncommercial home viewing and church viewing and may not be duplicated, copied, broadcast, or used for public performance in any manner without permission. To obtain additional rights to this film contact the Creative Works Office, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah 84602.
OPENING credits as they appear in the video
AS LETHE ANDERSON
as Rachel Johnson
as Sharon Johnson
as Mike the Mailman
|Voice of Myra ||Martha Henstrom
|Voice of Susan ||Winkie Horman
|Director of Photography ||Reed Smoot
|Editor ||James W. Dearden
|Production Manager ||Karl E. Wesson
|Sound ||Donald W. Fisk
James A. May
|Assistant Cameraman ||Mark Cannon
|Assistant Editor ||Robert M. Jensen
|Set Construction ||L. Grant Stokes
|Gaffer ||William Grant Williams
|Script Clerk ||Yvonne D. Robertson
|Song: Music & Lyrics ||Randi Jones
|Original Music Score ||Merrill Jenson
|Based on the original story by ||Florence Doyle Putt
|Story Consultants ||Chris Conkling
|Screenplay ||David K. Jacobs
David K. Jacobs
© 1977 Brigham Young University
[There are no closing credits for this film.]
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