*Sherlock Holmes Mysteries. These videotapes (3) are designed to allow you to try to solve the case along with Sherlock. The details of each case are given in sections by Dr. Watson (Patrick Graybill) and then each step of the mystery is unraveled by Holmes (Gil Eastman). A brief biography of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is provided. Enjoyable entertainment for Deaf people, sign language and interpreting students.
*The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle. Perf. Patrick Graybill & Gil Eastman. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 80 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, PR 4622.B633 1996).
What was it about that derby hat and the Christmas goose that drew Holmes to the case? Can you spot the details?
*The Adventure of the Speckled Band. Perf. Patrick Graybill & Gil Eastman. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 76 mins. (3rd floor, PR 4622.S64 1996).
Why does Helen Stoner fear for her life? And why is she afraid to sleep in her own house? Holmes figured it out. Can you?
*The Red-Headed League. Perf. Patrick Graybill & Gil Eastman. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 80 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, PR 4622.R43 1996).
The newest member of the Red-Headed League, Mr. Jabez Wilson feels duped and betrayed. Holmes is ready for the challenge. Are you?
Edgar Allen Poe Chilling Tales .Each of these short stories is told in ASL by master story teller Patrick Graybill who also provides a brief biography of Edgar Allan Poe. Enjoyable entertainment for Deaf people, sign language classes, interpreting students.
**The Black Cat. Perf. Patrick Graybill. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 60 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, PS2613 .A64 1996).
A classic case of how past abuse and cruelty can haunt us and rule our imaginations. The cat is gone, but does this sense of guilt and remorse come from outside or from within?
**The Fall of the House of Usher. Perf. Patrick Graybill. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 60 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, PS2614 .A64 1996).
A fascinating story of the literal and figurative decline of the Usher family. Is the remaining heir truly mad or does the house really havea life of its own.
**The Pit and the Pendulum. Perf. Patrick Graybill. Videocassette. Sign Media, 1996. 60 mins. Color/Signed/Voiced. (3rd floor, PS2618 .P58 1996).
The classic story of torment and torture during the famous Spanish Inquisition. You're left alone in the dark but reaching out into the darkness, are you really alone?
Gift of the Magi: ASL Sign Language. CD-ROM. Texas School for the Deaf, 1997. Color/Signed. (3rd floor, PS 2649.PS.653). At Reserve Desk in Wallace Library.
A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents. Each page of the story is translated into ASL. Selected vocabulary words are also signed. There are also three grammar lessons that enable the user to improve his/her skills in using subject-verb agreement, sentence fragments and passive voice.
The Key. Videocassette. New York, N.Y. : Key Films, 1996. 55 mins. Color/Signed/Captioned. (3rd floor, PS3545.E6 K49 1996).
An American Sign Language adaptation of the Eudora Welty short story in which a woman and man who are travelling from Louisiana to Niagra Falls for different reasons meet a drifter who has the power to help or hinder them. Intended to be equally accessible to both the hearing and the deaf. The making of the key examines how this unique deaf/hearing collaboration was achieved . Dialogue in ASL, subtitled in English.