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Also Known As: Died: May 26, 2008
Born: July 1, 1934 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Lafayette, Indiana Profession: Producer ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005)
Frank Gehry is that rare kind of architect who has garnered both critical acclaim and popular recognition. His designs dramatically blur the line between art and architecture; his sketches and models are the basis for dynamic structures and unpredictable interiors. Gehry's friend, Sidney Pollack, di
2.
Interpreter, The (2005) as Director
Escalating events begin when African-born U.N. translator Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant,
3.
Random Hearts (1999) as Director
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch''s wife Peton and Kay''s husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
4.
Sabrina (1995) as Director
The daughter of a wealthy family's chauffeur leaves for Paris an ordinary girl, but returns a beautiful woman, much to the delight of the wealthy family's two sons.
5.
Firm, The (1993) as Director
Tom Cruise learns that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, when he accepts an excessively lucrative offer from a Memphis firm after graduating from Harvard Law. In this thriller from director Sydney Pollack, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham, Cruise''s ambitious character Mitch McDeere discovers that the firm''s prosperity is a direct result of its mob ties. When the murders and seductions pile up, Mitch must get to the truth and get out alive. Also starring Oscar winner Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paul Sorvino, and Ed Harris.
6.
Havana (1990) as Director
Political drama surrounding events in Cuba just prior to the Castro regime in 1958, when a high stakes gambler falls in love with the wife of a revolutionary.
7.
Out Of Africa (1985) as Director
True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who finds happiness with an adventurer.
8.
Tootsie (1982) as Director
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
9.
Absence Of Malice (1981) as Director
An ambitious reporter unwittingly slanders a businessman under federal investigation.
10.
The Electric Horseman (1979) as Director
A retired rodeo cowboy rebels against the admen who want to make him a commercial spokesman.
11.
Bobby Deerfield (1977) as Director
An emotionally distant champion race-car driver finds love with a terminally ill woman.
12.
Yakuza, The (1975) as Director
Trying to help a kidnapped girl puts a private eye on the wrong side of the Yakuza.
13.
Three Days of the Condor (1975) as Director
A CIA researcher uncovers top secret information and finds himself marked for death.
14.
The Way We Were (1973) as Director
A fiery liberal fights to make her marriage to a successful writer work.
15.
Jeremiah Johnson (1972) as Director
An ex-soldier moves to the Colorado wilderness but cannot escape civilization.
16.
Castle Keep (1969) as Director
A small group of American GIs fight to save the castle they''''re stationed in during World War II.
17.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Director
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.
18.
The Scalphunters (1968) as Director
A trapper and his educated slave track an outlaw band.
19.
The Swimmer (1968) as Addl dir (see note)
A tortured man reflects on past mistakes while "swimming" home through his neighbors'''' pools.
20.
This Property Is Condemned (1966) as Director
A small-town girl fights her mother''s opposition when she falls for a big-city businessman.
21.
The Slender Thread (1965) as Director
A crisis line volunteer tries to save a woman from suicide.

Cast (feature film)

22.
Made of Honor (2008)
For Tom, life is good: he's sexy, successful, has great luck with the ladies, and knows he can always rely on Hannah, his delightful best friend and the one constant in his life. It's the perfect setup until Hannah goes overseas to Scotland on a six-week business trip--and Tom is stunned to realize
23.
Michael Clayton (2007)
Michael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm''s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen''s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients'' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach & Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm''s top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens, has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
24.
Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema (2007)
The least known massively influential person in international cinema, Pierre Rissient is a samurai warrior on behalf of the films he believes in. Instigator of the Cercle MacMahon, assistant director on "Breathless," champion of blacklisted filmmakers, confidant of Ford and Walsh, Hawks and Lang, Pi
25.
Avenue Montaigne (2006)
Jessica, a beautiful and spirited young woman from the provinces, comes to Paris to experience life in its infinite variety. She talks her way into a job waiting tables at a chic bistro on fabled Avenue Montaigne, the city's nexus for art, music, theater and fashion. Jessica's customers include a
26.
Changing Lanes (2002) as Delano
A rush-hour fender bender on New York City's crowded FDR Drive, under most circumstances, wouldn't set off a chain reaction that could decimate two people's lives. But on this day, at this time, a minor collision will turn two complete strangers into vicious adversaries. Their means of destroying on
27.
Majestic, The (2001) as Voice Of Studio Executive (Cameo Appearance)
Hollywood screenwriter Peter Appleton, a staff writer at HHS Studios in 1951, is an ambitious up-and-comer. His first produced screenplay, a B-movie swashbuckler entitled "Sand Pirates of the Sahara," has just opened on a double bill with John Huston's adventure, "The African Queen," at Grauman's Ch
28.
Fidel (2001) as Himself
A chronicle examining the political and social impact that controversial Cuban leader Fidel Castro has had upon the world, ever since the 1959 revolution, and spanning across all the years he has been in power. It also discusses his relationships with other Communist figures like Che Guevara and Ho
29.
Eyes Wide Shut (1999) as Victor Ziegler
Consumed by betrayal and jealousy, a wealthy Manhattan doctor becomes entangled in a a ritualistic sexual underworld when his wife admits to having lascivious sexual fantasies about another man.
30.
Random Hearts (1999) as Carl Broman
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch''s wife Peton and Kay''s husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
31.
Civil Action, A (1998) as Al Eustis
Jan Schlichtmann, a lawyer with a desire to achieve financial and material success without losing his belief in the justice system, agrees to take on two powerful corporations (Beatrice Foods and W.R. Grace) when members of eight families in the Boston industrial suburb of Woburn are stricken with leukemia due to toxic poisoning in their tap water. Instead of being a quick-win case, it becomes a financial black hole into which Schlictmann pours $2.5 million as he fights for years against the bottomless coffers of the corporate world. Though he eventually negotiates an $8,000,000 settlement from W.R. Grace, he falls into a personal state of financial ruin in the process.
32.
Independent's Day (1997) as Himself
"Is it all over if your film isn't selected to play at Sundance?" and "What are the odds of becoming the next Ed Burns?.." These questions and many others form the basis of this documentary which probes the hard realities faced by independent filmmakers in the mid-1990's.
33.
Burt Lancaster: Daring To Reach (1996) as Interviewee
Biographical documentary of actor Burt Lancaster.
34.
Death Becomes Her (1992) as (Uncredited Cameo Appearance) Doctor
Story about a vain actress, married to a plastic surgeon, and an author of beauty books, who both attempt to gain eternal youth, only to discover some unpleasant side effects.
35.
Husbands and Wives (1992) as Jack
Story about a married professor who falls in love with one of his students.
36.
The Player (1992) as Dick Mellen
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
37.
Robert Mitchum: The Reluctant Star (1991)
A documentary about film actor Robert Mitchum, whose career has spanned nearly 50 years and 100 pictures. Included are clips from some of his movies as well as interview footage of Mitchum himself, as well as with some of the co-stars and filmmakers who have worked with him through the years.
38.
Hello Actors Studio (1987) as Himself
39.
Tootsie (1982) as George Fields
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
40.
War Hunt (1962) as Sergeant Van Horn
A war hero tries to help a kill-crazy private during the Korean War.

Cinematography (feature film)

41.
Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005)
Frank Gehry is that rare kind of architect who has garnered both critical acclaim and popular recognition. His designs dramatically blur the line between art and architecture; his sketches and models are the basis for dynamic structures and unpredictable interiors. Gehry's friend, Sidney Pollack, di

Producer (feature film)

42.
Margaret (2011)
Lisa, a 17-year-old New York City high-school student, feels certain that she inadvertently played a role in a traffic accident that has claimed a woman's life. In her attempts to set things right she meets with opposition at every step. Torn apart with frustration, she begins emotionally brutalizin
43.
Recount (2008)
A behind the scenes view of the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore and the voting scandal that ensued in Florida, forcing them to recount the votes.
44.
Leatherheads (2008)
In 1925, Dodge Connolly is a charming, brash football hero who is determined to guide his team from bar brawls to packed stadiums. But after the players lose their sponsor and the entire league faces certain collapse, Dodge convinces a college football star to join his ragtag ranks. The captain ho
45.
Reader, The (2008)
When he falls ill on his way home from school, 15 year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. The two begin an unexpected and passionate affair only for Hanna to suddenly and inexplicably disappear. Eight years later, Michael, now a young law student observing Nazi war trials,
46.
Michael Clayton (2007)
Michael Clayton is an in-house "fixer" at one of the largest corporate law firms in New York. At the behest of the firm''s co-founder Marty Bach, Clayton, a former prosecutor from a family of cops, takes care of Kenner, Bach & Ledeen''s dirtiest work. Clayton cleans up clients'' messes, handling anything from hit-and-runs and damaging stories in the press to shoplifting wives and crooked politicians. Though burned out and discontented in his job, Clayton is inextricably tied to the firm. At the agrochemical company U/North, the career of in-house chief counsel Karen Crowder rests on the settlement of the suit that Kenner, Bach & Ledeen is leading to a seemingly successful conclusion. When the firm''s top litigator, the brilliant Arthur Edens, has an apparent breakdown and tries to sabotage the entire case, Marty Bach sends Michael Clayton to tackle this unprecedented disaster and, in doing so, Clayton comes face to face with the reality of who he has become.
47.
Catch a Fire (2006)
Set in a divided South Africa, an ordinary man is forced to resort to terror in extraordinary circumstances in this story of one man's struggle amongst a nation's spanning from the '80s to the present day.
48.
Breaking and Entering (2006) as Producer
Will is a partner in a thriving landscape architecture firm which he runs with his friend, Sandy. Professionally, things could not be better but Will spends less and less time at home with his beautiful, melancholy partner, Liv, and her troubled 13 year-old daughter, Bea. Will's office has recently
49.
Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Laura, a young Russian woman lives in Memphis with a much older rock n' roll legend, and the personal awakening she experiences in the wake of her unfortunate affair with his estranged son. Alan James is a legend in Memphis, a white man who produced black music back in the 60's and 70's, the heyday
50.
Interpreter, The (2005) as Executive Producer
Escalating events begin when African-born U.N. translator Silvia Broome alleges that she has overheard a death threat against an African head of state, spoken in a rare dialect few people other than Silvia can understand. With the words "The Teacher will never leave this room alive," in an instant,
51.
Sketches of Frank Gehry (2005)
Frank Gehry is that rare kind of architect who has garnered both critical acclaim and popular recognition. His designs dramatically blur the line between art and architecture; his sketches and models are the basis for dynamic structures and unpredictable interiors. Gehry's friend, Sidney Pollack, di
52.
Heaven (2002) as Executive Producer
Philippa, a British teacher living in Turin, Italy, has seen many friends, including her husband, fall victim to drug overdoses. She has repeatedly contacted the police with information about Turin's biggest drug dealer, however, as they are complicit in his dealings, the authorities have completely
53.
The Quiet American (2002) as Executive Producer
American aid worker Alden Pyle arrives in Saigon in the fall of 1952, at the height of the Vietnamese fight for independence from French colonial rule. Filled with zeal for his mission to help the people of Vietnam through his economic aid program and eager to learn the lay of the land from a more e
54.
Iris (2001) as Executive Producer
Iris Murdoch, Professor of Philosophy and celebrated author and her husband, Professor of Literature John Bayley, are guests-of-honour at a banquet at Somerville College. Iris Murdoch gives a brilliantly witty speech and finishes with an Irish folk song, "The Lark in the Clear Air". As she begins to
55.
Blow Dry (2001) as Executive Producer
Two beauty salons in the small English town of Keighley are locked in a heated rivalry over the National Hairdressing Championships. Local hairdresser Phil was once the golden boy of the competition until his wife and model Shelly left him and their son Brian to set up shop with her lover Sandra. Re
56.
Birthday Girl (2001) as Executive Producer
John Buckingham was an ordinary bank employee with a small home and a life built on routine... until he took a bride through an on-line mail order service called "From Russia With Love." The morning she arrives is her birthday, but he's the one who's in for the surprise. When the new bride's two "co
57.
Up At the Villa (2000) as Executive Producer
Set amidst the expatriate community of Florence in 1938 -- during the rise of Fascism on the eve of World War II -- a penniless, widowed young British socialite, Mary Panton, travels to Italy to take up residence in the villa of some absent friends, only to find herself embroiled in a love triangle
58.
The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) as Executive Producer
A con artist infiltrates a playboy''''s glamorous life.
59.
Random Hearts (1999) as Producer
Dutch Van den Broeck, a sergeant in the Internal Affairs Division of the Washington, D.C. police department, and Kay Chandler, a New Hampshire congresswoman running for re-election, know about trust. Their careers depend on it. Their marriages are founded on it. Or so they thought. When a plane crash carrying Dutch''s wife Peton and Kay''s husband Cullen crashes into Chesapeake Bay, leaving no survivors, it marks just the beginning of a mystery that will not only lead Dutch and Kay to disturbing and shocking information about their spouses, but bring these strangers together in an unlikely romance.
60.
Poodle Springs (1998) as Executive Producer
Television movie based on the novel by Robert Parker, from the final Philip Marlowe story begun by Raymond Chandler. Hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe is 15 years past his prime, as cynical as ever, but also a newlywed. Moving to the small desert town of Poodle Springs after marrying Laura, the daughter of billionaire P.J. Parker, Marlowe becomes immersed in deadly intrigue surrounding the murder of another investigator. When he uncovers a scheme to move the state border of Nevada, which may involve his father-in-law, the world-weary private eye from the 1940s encounters a ''60s web of greed, lust and murder. With a talent for attracting trouble, Marlowe finds it in the form of murder, bigamy, gambling, pornography and double identity.
61.
Sliding Doors (1998) as Producer
If Helen makes it aboard a London subway train before the sliding doors close, she will have a different future than if she is left standing on the platform. In parallel stories, this tale follows Helen''s lives down both paths simultaneously, as two totally different futures unfold.
62.
Sense and Sensibility (1995) as Executive Producer
Jane Austen''s classic tale of two sisters with different romantic notions.
63.
Sabrina (1995) as Producer
The daughter of a wealthy family's chauffeur leaves for Paris an ordinary girl, but returns a beautiful woman, much to the delight of the wealthy family's two sons.
64.
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993) as Executive Producer
True story about a young chess prodigy.
65.
Flesh and Bone (1993) as Executive Producer
Noirish love story between a man who fills vending machines for a living and a recently divorced woman seeking a new life. The two lovers are tied together by a disturbing event in their past.
66.
Firm, The (1993) as Producer
Tom Cruise learns that if something looks too good to be true, it probably is, when he accepts an excessively lucrative offer from a Memphis firm after graduating from Harvard Law. In this thriller from director Sydney Pollack, based on the bestselling novel by John Grisham, Cruise''s ambitious character Mitch McDeere discovers that the firm''s prosperity is a direct result of its mob ties. When the murders and seductions pile up, Mitch must get to the truth and get out alive. Also starring Oscar winner Gene Hackman, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Paul Sorvino, and Ed Harris.
67.
Private Matter, A (1992) as Executive Producer (Mirage)
A movie based on the 1962 headline story of a married couple who learn that their unborn child will likely be born with serious birth defects after the wife's accidental use of the drug Thalidomide. Having been refused an abortion in the United States, Finkbine traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, to rece
68.
Leaving Normal (1992) as Executive Producer
A female buddy film about two women looking for something better in their lives who travel together from Normal, Wyoming to Alaska.
69.
King Ralph (1991) as Executive Producer
Through a fluke in royal lineage, a Las Vegas entertainer becomes King of England after the entire royal family is accidentally electrocuted.
70.
Dead Again (1991) as Executive Producer
LA private eye Mike Church thinks he has seen it all until he takes on the case of Grace, a mystery woman suffering from amnesia and flashbacks to a murder than happened in the 40s. Church brings in a hypnotist and finds himself immersed in two cases separated by decades that may have a supernatural
71.
White Palace (1990) as Executive Producer
A 27-year-old widowed yuppie falls for a 43-year-old waitress in a hamburger joint.
72.
Presumed Innocent (1990) as Producer
A prosecuter is accused of murdering a beautiful colleague with whom he was having an extramarital affair.
73.
Havana (1990) as Producer
Political drama surrounding events in Cuba just prior to the Castro regime in 1958, when a high stakes gambler falls in love with the wife of a revolutionary.
74.
Major League (1989) as Executive Producer
Story of the losing Cleveland Indians baseball team threatened with relocation to Miami.
75.
Fabulous Baker Boys, The (1989) as Executive Producer
Two brothers hire a female singer to help their dwindling duo piano-playing act.
76.
Bright Lights, Big City (1988) as Producer
An aspiring author, hurt and depressed over a painful separation from his girlfriend, embarks on a hedonistic and frantic journey through New York City''s nightlife sub-culture.
77.
Out Of Africa (1985) as Producer
True life story of Karen Blixen, a woman trapped in a loveless marriage, who finds happiness with an adventurer.
78.
Songwriter (1984) as Producer
A singer-songwriter sets out to break his record company contract.
79.
Tootsie (1982) as Producer
An unemployed actor masquerades as a woman to win a soap-opera role.
80.
Absence Of Malice (1981) as Producer
An ambitious reporter unwittingly slanders a businessman under federal investigation.
81.
Honeysuckle Rose (1980) as Executive Producer
A country music star leads different lifestyles at home and on the road.
82.
Bobby Deerfield (1977) as Producer
An emotionally distant champion race-car driver finds love with a terminally ill woman.
83.
Three Days of the Condor (1975) as Producer
A CIA researcher uncovers top secret information and finds himself marked for death.
84.
Yakuza, The (1975) as Producer
Trying to help a kidnapped girl puts a private eye on the wrong side of the Yakuza.

Production Companies (feature film)

85.
They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (1969) as Company
Desperate characters stake their fortune on a Depression-era dance marathon.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

86.
The Leopard (1963) as Supervisoru. s. dub vers
A Sicilian aristocrat tries to protect his family from social upheavals.
87.
The Young Savages (1961) as Dial coach
An assistant DA suspects one of the delinquents he''''s prosecuting for murder is his son.

Director (special)

88.
Fliers, The (1965) as Director
The story, set during World War I, relates the exploits of Sergeant Lee Harmon, an Air Corps pilot who fights by his own rules.
89.
Watchman, The (1964) as Director
The story of Jack Fleming, a Hemingway-like writer who explores various aspects of life. Broadcast as "The Watchman" on "Kraft Suspense Theater."
90.
Diagnosis: Danger (1963) as Director
The story of Dr. Daniel Dana, an officer with the county health service of a large metropolitan hospital. In the pilot episode, Dana attempts to discover the source of an outbreak of anthrax, an extremely infectious disease.

Cast (special)

91.
Boffo! Tinseltown's Bombs and Blockbusters (2006)
Documentary film takes a behind the scenes look at big Hollywood blockbusters, their development, production and their recipe for success. Zeitgeist films, such as "American Graffiti," the epic genre-films, such as "Birth of a Nation," and films made from a best-selling book, such as "The Godfather
92.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Meryl Streep (2004) as Presenter
AFI presents Meryl Streep with their award for career achivement in film, looking back on her career and celebrated by her friends in the industry.
93.
Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003) as Narrator
Documentary that takes a comprehensive look at the life and career of the greatest comic icon the world has ever known.
94.
Score, The (2002)
Documentary about the relationship between filmmaker and musician in scoring a movie's soundtrack.
95.
Robert Redford (2002) as Interviewee
Profile of actor/director/producer Robert Redford.
96.
Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures (2001) as Interviewee
Film clips, home movies and interviews explore the career of director Stanley Kubrick.
97.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (2001)
The American Film Institute honors Barbra Streisand with its Lifetime Achievement Award for her accomplishments both in front of and behind the camera.
98.
Dustin Hoffman: First in His Class (2001) as Interviewee
Profile of actor Dustin Hoffman.
99.
Hollywood, D.C.: A Tale of Two Cities (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary special that traces the modern history of the relationship between politics and entertainment.
100.
Intimate Portrait: Teri Garr (2000) as Interviewee
Documentary about the life and career of actor Terri Garr.
101.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000)
The American Film Institute (AFI) reveals a list of the 100 funniest American films.
102.
Robert Redford: Hollywood Outlaw (2000) as Interviewee
Profile of actor/director/producer Robert Redford.
103.
Independent's Day (1998)
Documentary on the Sundance Film Festival and the changing indie film scene.
104.
Intimate Portrait: Jessica Lange (1998) as Interviewee
Documentary profiling the life and career of actress Jessica Lange.
105.
Burt Lancaster (1997) as Interviewee
Documentary on the life of actor Burt Lancaster, including interviews with friends and professional associates as well as clips from his films.
106.
Planet Hollywood Salutes the Top 10 Comedy Movies of All-Time (1995)
Special saluting the top 10 grossing motion-picture comedies ever: "Home Alone," "Beverly Hills Cop," "Ghostbusters," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Back to the Future," "Tootsie," "Crocodile Dundee," "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York," "Three Men and a Baby" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit." Features interviews wit
107.
Willie Nelson The Big Six-O: An All-Star Birthday Celebration (1993)
A special celebrating Willie Nelson's 60th birthday. Included are musical performances of songs either written by or performed by Nelson, as well as birthday greetings and favorite stories about the singer by his friends.
108.
John Barry's Moviola (1993)
A broadcast in which Oscar-winning composer John Barry conducts the Royal Philharmonic in his music from "Midnight Cowboy," "Born Free," "Body Heat," "Out of Africa," "Somewhere in Time," "Chaplin," and "Dances With Wolves." Also includes interviews with Richard Attenborough, Kevin Costner, Francis
109.
Street Scenes: New York on Film (1992)
A documentary exploring the appeal and impact of New York City on filmmaking. Intertwines scenes from famous New York movies with interviews.
110.
Jessica Lange: It's Only Make-Believe (1991)
A documentary about actress Jessica Lange. Included are interview footage of Lange herself, as well as interviews with family, friends and colleagues and clips from some of her films.
111.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Interviewee
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.
112.
New Hollywood, The (1990)
A special hosted by Tom Brokaw focusing on various aspects of filmmaking. He examines the new trends in movie-making, the recipe for success at the box office, and the changing business of film production. Brokaw interviews people involved in all aspects of filmmaking, including screenwriters, produ
113.
Robert Redford & Sydney Pollack: The Men and Their Movies (1990)
A special highlighting actor/producer/director Robert Redford's 30-year career in motion pictures and his special relationship with director Sidney Pollack. The program also features personal interviews and clips from Redford's films.
114.
Natalie Wood (1987) as Interviewee
A "Crazy About the Movies" presentation that uses exclusive family photographs and film footage to capture the personal and artistic growth of actress Natalie Wood, who blossomed from a child star of the 1940s and 50s to a sophisticated leading lady of the 60s and 770s. The program also features int
115.
Putting It Together: The Making of the Broadway Album (1986)
Barbra Streisand is shown behind the scenes recording her album of Broadway melodies. The program also features an interview with Streisand.

Cinematography (special)

116.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Video Segment Director
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.

Producer (special)

117.
Sanford Meisner: The Theater's Best Kept Secret (1990) as Executive Producer
A documentary about one of the founding members of the Group Theater and one of the American theater's best-known teachers of actors, Sanford Meisner.

Special Thanks (special)

118.
Wattenberg: Trends in the Nineties -- The First Universal Nation (1992) as Special Thanks
A documentary examining the recent surge in immigration to the United States, creating a new world culture.

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