"Enjoy classic Ezra Jack Keats stories in this splendid collection!"01 January 2003Family, TV Movie53 mins
Part of the Scholastic Video Collection, "The Snowy Day, and more Ezra Jack Keats stories" brings 7 classic tales, written and illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats, to life on the screen. Also included is an 8th bonus video featuring Mr. Keats. 1- The Snowy Day (Adapted from the Caldecott Medal Book) 2- Whistle for Willie 3- Peter's Chair (Narrated by Loretta Long) 4- Pet Show 5- A Letter to Amy 6- The Trip 7- Apt. 3 8- Getting to Know Ezra Keats
"Secondhand Lions" follows the comedic adventures of an introverted boy left on the doorstep of a pair of reluctant, eccentric great-uncles, whose exotic remembrances stir the boy's spirit and re-ignite the men's lives.
Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda isn't like anything else at all.