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Dear Mr. Watterson : an exploration of Calvin & Hobbes  Cover Image DVD DVD

Dear Mr. Watterson : an exploration of Calvin & Hobbes

Schroeder, Joel Allen (Director). Browne, Christopher (Producer). Mcusic, Matt (Producer). Breathed, Berke (Interviewee). Pastis, Stephan (Interviewee). Robb, Jenny E. (Interviewee). Salem, Lee (Interviewee). Solomon, Charles 1950- (Interviewee). Martell, Nevin (Interviewee). Kellett, Dave (Interviewee). Mallett, Jef (Interviewee). Wos, Joe (Interviewee). Green, Seth 1974- (Interviewee). Amend, Bill (Interviewee). We Were Pirates (Musical group). (Composer). Fingerprint Films (Added Author). Gravitas Ventures (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Fingerprint Films, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes bonus footage (104 min.)
Formatted Contents Note: Meet the fans -- Intro to Calvin and Hobbes -- Chagrin Falls -- Circle of influence -- Comics as art -- The cheapening of the comics -- Control -- Licensing and merchandise -- The legacy of Bill Watterson -- The end of Calvin and Hobbes.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Andrew Waruszewski ; edited by Joel Allen Schroeder ; music, We Were Pirates.
Participant or Performer Note: Featuring Berkeley Breathed, Stephan Pastis, Jenny Robb, Lee Salem, Charles Solomon, Nevin Martell, Dave Kellett, Jef Mallett, Joe Wos, Seth Green, Bill Amend.
Summary, etc.: Calvin & Hobbes took center stage when it appeared in comics in 1985. A decade later, when Bill Watterson retired his strip, millions of readers felt the void. Here is an exploration to discover why his 'simple' comic strip has made such an impact on so many readers.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen (1.77:1 presentation); 5.1 and stereo.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Watterson, Bill
Calvin (Fictitious character : Watterson) Juvenile films
Hobbes (Fictitious character) Juvenile films
Comic books, strips, etc United States
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at GRPL. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Grand Rapids Public Library.


0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD 741.569 Dear (Text) 31307023180716 Storage Available -

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