Updike house featured in new PBS short film

WITF, the PBS affiliate television station in Harrisburg, Pa., recently produced a five-and-a-half minute film on “John Updike’s Shillington” for a national series titled “Great American Read.” These clips will be shown across the country, as we understand it.

And the film on Updike and Shillington prominently features the house, with John Updike Society members Richard Androne, Peter Bailey, and David Silcox appearing on camera to talk about Updike and the community that meant so much to him. The film was shot in and around the house with the help of Dave Ruoff, who was on hand to open the building and direct traffic.

Here’s the link.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Media and Publicity. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s