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Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Tennis Shoes Movie Poster
Not Yet Rated In Theaters 09/22/2008 , 84min.
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Plot & Details

Regarded by many as America's foremost humorist and likened by others to a late 20th century reincarnation of Samuel Langhorne Clemens and Will Rogers, Minnesota-based Garrison Keillor commenced his popular public radio series A Prairie Home Companion in 1974. In each weekly three-hour broadcast, Keillor utilizes folk music, often parodistic playlets, satirical product endorsements and gentle short stories to both send up old-time radio programs and conjure up an enchanting view of middle Americana. Created as an episode of PBS's popular American Masters documentary series, Peter Rosen's Garrison Keillor: The Man On the Radio in the Red Tennis Shoes looks beyond the mythos of A Prairie Home Companion to profile Keillor biographically and examine his unusual litany of contributions to American pop culture.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • Genre(s): Documentary,Special Interest
  • Run Time: 84min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 09/22/2008
  • DVD Release Date: 07/07/2009
  • Director(s): Peter Rosen
  • Themes: Writer's Life
  • Keywords: Americana, humorist, radio, storyteller
  • Language: English

Cinequest Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2009 Cinequest Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Seattle International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 Seattle International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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