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On Cukor

Author: Robert TrachtenbergJean SimmonsAngela LansburyShelley WintersJack LemmonAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : WinStar TV & Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The films of George Cukor define the intelligence, sophistication and wit of Hollywood's golden age. Despite magnificent achievements, he still faced tremendous professional setbacks in a career that spanned five decades. This documentary presents a compelling look at this cinematic legend, and includes interviews with colleagues, archival interviews with Cukor himself as well as extensive clips from over 25 of his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Named Person: George Cukor; George Cukor; George Cukor
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Trachtenberg; Jean Simmons; Angela Lansbury; Shelley Winters; Jack Lemmon; Mia Farrow; Peter Bogdanovich; George Cukor; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Turner Entertainment Co.; WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1572529806 9781572529809
OCLC Number: 46736492
Notes: Originally produced as a segment on the television program American masters.
Credits: Director of photography, David Ferrara ; editor, Arnold Glassman.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jean Simmons ; commentary, Angela Lansbury, Shelley Winters, Jack Lemmon, Mia Farrow, Peter Bogdanovich.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Thirteen/WNET and Turner Entertainment Co. ; directed, produced and written by Robert Trachtenberg.

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The films of George Cukor define the intelligence, sophistication and wit of Hollywood's golden age. Despite magnificent achievements, he still faced tremendous professional setbacks in a career that spanned five decades. This documentary presents a compelling look at this cinematic legend, and includes interviews with colleagues, archival interviews with Cukor himself as well as extensive clips from over 25 of his classic films.

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