Christ in Concrete. Edward Dmytryk's Give Us This Day
Call Number: DVD Level 3 (request at Borrowing Desk)- PN1995.9 .F67 C4587 2003
Explores the immigrant experience in America, the complex family bonds of Italian-Americans, the difficult struggle to build a better life for themselves and their children. Suppressed after release, this film was long thought lost. This DVD includes audio commentary by several authors, Harold Seletsky's 1965 spoken word opera version performed by Eli Wallach, featurette, home movie footage of Pietro di Donato, photo gallery, biographies, and information on development and distribution of the film. Based on a novel by Pietro di Donato. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1949.