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Title:
Wordplay [DVD] / O'Malley Creadon Productions presents ; in association with Grinder Films ; produced by Christine O'Malley ; directed by Patrick Creadon ; written by Patrick Creadon, Christine O'Malley.
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Title Variants:
Word play
ISBN:
9781594442797
Edition:
Widescreen format.
Publication Information:
[New York, N.Y.] : Weinstein Co. Home Entertainment ; Santa Monica, CA : Genius Entertainment, ℗♭2006.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([10] pages ; 18 cm)
General Note:
Originally produced as a documentary film in 2006.

"IFC Films"--Container.

Booklet includes 5 previously-published New York Times crossword puzzles.

Special features: optional audio commentary with Creadon, Shortz, and crossword constructor Merl Reagle; 16 deleted scenes; interview gallery (Indigo Girls, Ken Burns, Jon Stewart, Mike Mussina, Daniel Okrent, President Bill Clinton, Senator Bob Dole); featurettes on each of the 5 crossword puzzles in the accompanying booklet; "'Wordplay' goes to Sundance" featurette (21 min.); "Every word" (music video by Gary Louris); "And the winner is" featurette (results from ACPT 2006, 4 min.); photo gallery (3 min., app. 40 images); "Waiting for The New York Times" (a short film by Patricia Erens, 12 min.); DVD-ROM features (printable version of the 5 crossword puzzles in the accompanying booklet).
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).
Abstract:
A look into the world of New York Times crossword puzzle aficionados, who number in the millions. Focuses on New York Times puzzle editor Will Shortz and participants in the 28th Annual American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in Stamford, Connecticut.
Audience/Reading Level:
MPAA rating: PG; for some language and mild thematic elements.
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Added Title:
Waiting for The New York Times.
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