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The dashing and dazzling Douglas Fairbanks was the movie star who "swash buckled in Zorro, dueled exuberantly in Robin Hood and soared magnificently in The Thief of Bagdad". He was the "First King of Hollywood". His life story unfolds with American history and the emergence of the film industry as backdrop. His style made him the perfect American icon. At a time when the country did not ...
Runtime: 54 min.
Martin Scorsese is among those paying tribute to Gene Tierney, the Academy Award-nominated American actress who was a leading lady in Hollywood throughout the 1940s and '50s.
Runtime: 53 min.
The first talkie was directed by Alice Guy, the first color film was produced by Lois Weber, who directed more than 300 films over 10 years. Frances Marion wrote screenplays for the Hollywood Star Mary Pickford and won two Oscars, Dorothy Arzner was the most powerful film director in Hollywood. And what do all of them have in common? They are all women and they have all been forgotten. Incredibly, it ...
Runtime: 52 min.
Misunderstood genius, superstar, Hollywood’s fallen angel... Orson Welles left his indelible mark on the 20th century.
Runtime: 52 min.
Milos Forman and guests look at his career from his departing Czechoslovakia and his arrival in America with stories and interviews about The Fireman's Ball, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus, The People Vs Larry Flynt, and The Man on the Moon.
Runtime: 58 min.
Stars: Miloš Forman
Gives insight into the creators mindset and how they culled from real life events to create some of the biggest sci-fi films of all time.
Runtime: 55 min.