Mister Rogers & Me

Mister Rogers & Me

DVD - 2012
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Mister Rogers summered in a modest house on a quiet corner of Nantucket Island. MTV producer Benjamin Wagner's mother rented the cottage next door. Mister Rogers really was his neighbor. On the afternoon of their first meeting, America's Favorite Neighbor asked the young journalist about his job. Wagner expressed enthusiasm tempered with an iota of ambivalence. After Rogers' death in 2003, Wagner and his brother, Christofer, set out to learn more about the man himself.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2012]
ISBN: 9781608836406
1608836401
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4502 ROGERS MISTER 1DISC
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Mister Rogers and me

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IslandLiz
Sep 10, 2019

This wasn’t what we expected at all. It starts out with a few still photos of Mr. Rogers and the moviemaker, who was a real neighbor of Rogers during part of his adulthood, but after a very brief biography of Rogers, moves into footage of charitable works being done by others in the spirit of Mr. Rogers. We didn’t finish it.

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samjenks
Aug 31, 2018

I hope there is another documentary that is better than this one. The life of Mr. Rodgers deserves more about him and his life before the series.

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dimplekins_0
Jul 09, 2018

I loved this movie and found it very inspirational. Good for the whole family! Highly recommend.

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Matinee
Aug 24, 2016

Mister Rogers & Me is an interesting though somewhat slow documentary about the man and legend Fred Rogers, as told by some of the people who knew him well. I was impressed and inspired by his abilities to connect with people and to remain very present in the moment.

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