Robert Zemeckis on Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit of Happiness


2h 15m 1999

Brief Synopsis

A feature-length documentary on smoking, drinking and drugging in the 20th century. Through interviews with historians and professionals in the drug treatment field interspersed with film clips, filmmaker Robert Zemeckis delves into the history of America's relationship with mind-altering substances

Film Details

Also Known As
In the 20th Century (09/13/99), Robert Zemeckis on Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit of Happiness
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

Synopsis

A feature-length documentary on smoking, drinking and drugging in the 20th century. Through interviews with historians and professionals in the drug treatment field interspersed with film clips, filmmaker Robert Zemeckis delves into the history of America's relationship with mind-altering substances over the past 100 years.

Crew

Kenneth Adams

Other

Milton Ager

Music

Harry Akst

Song

Tandyn Almer

Song

The Association

Song Performer

Hoyt Axton

Song

Sidney W Bailey

Song

Lavern Baker

Song Performer

Shyam Balse

Researcher

Busby Berkeley

Song Performer

Elmer Bernstein

Music

Steven J Boyd

Producer

Lew Brown

Song

Elizabeth Bull

Production Assistant

Roy Burris

Song

Joel Bush

Production Assistant

J J Cale

Song

Charles Calhoun

Song

Cab Calloway

Song

John Carter

Song

Jacques Charles

Theme Lyrics

Eric Clapton

Song Performer

Michael Clemens

Music

Allen Collins

Song

Ry Cooder

Song Performer

Sam Coslow

Song

Brian Darling

Accounting Assistant

Jimmy Drake

Song

R Orlando Duenas

Editor

Stephen Duffy

Song

Marylou Eales

Music

Susan Emerling

Writer

Louis Freese

Song

Daniel Friedman

Assistant Editor

Ernest Furrow

Song

Alberto R Garcia

Sound Editor

Clarence Gaskill

Song

Floyd Gaugh

Song

Timothy Gilbert

Song

Melvin Glover

Song

John A Gomez

Song

Bill Gordon

Song

Matthew T Gordon

Production Assistant

Merle Haggard

Music

Robert Hanna

Music

Mike Harrington

On-Line Editor

Chris Hayes

Song

Bryan Herb

Researcher

Nicole Hoffmann

Production Assistant

Harlan Howard

Song

John Hurley

Song

Sandra M Itkoff

Executive Producer

David Jackson Jr

Song

Jefferson Airplane

Song Performer

Arthur Johnston

Song

Chris Kay

Song

Michael Kay

Song

Ian C Kelly

Director Of Photography

Lesli Klainberg

Producer

Kory Klein

Accountant

Jeff Knight

Song

Cub Koda

Song

Drew Kunin

Sound Mixer

Ron Lagerlof

Rerecording

K.d. Lang

Song Performer

Jerry Leiber

Song

Huey Lewis

Song Performer

Huey Lewis

Song

Sam Lewis

Song

Jimmy Liggins

Song

Michael Lutz

Song

Denis Maloney

Director Of Photography

Barry Mann

Song

Curtis Mayfield

Music

Johnny Mercer

Song

Busby Meyers

Song

Peter G. Miller

Sound Mixer

Irving Mills

Song

Scotty Morris

Song

Lawrence Muggerud

Song

Randy Newman

Song

Brad Nowell

Song

Steven Page

Song

Reuben Paris

Production Assistant

Chris Pinkston

Audio

Channing Pollack

Theme Lyrics

Cole Porter

Song

Hugh Prince

Song

Kenn Rabin

Consultant

Jeffrey G Randall

Production Assistant

Don Raye

Song

Lindon Roberts

Song

Sylvia Robinson

Song

Dennis Rose

Song

Charles Ryan

Song

Bob Sackter

Colorist

Alan Silvestri

Music

Gene Simmons

Song

Frank Sinatra

Song Performer

Daryle Singletary

Song Performer

Grace Slick

Song

Paul Stanley

Song

Steve Starkey

Producer

W S Stevenson

Song

Mike Stoller

Song

Sly Stone

Song

Garrick Stoner

Gaffer

George Thorogood

Song

Wladimir A Timm

Song

Susumu Tokunow

Sound Mixer

Sarah Tracy

Consultant

Merle Travis

Song

Ike Turner

Song Performer

Tina Turner

Song Performer

Janet Urban

Sound Mixer

Ronnie Van Zant

Song

Jaromir Vejvoda

Song

Brian Volk-weiss

Production Assistant

Billy Walker

Song

Cynthia Weil

Song

Richard A. Whiting

Song

Ronnie Wilkins

Song

Albert Willametz

Theme Lyrics

Tex Williams

Song

Eric Wilson

Song

Curtis Wright

Song

Jack Yellen

Theme Lyrics

Joe Young

Song

Maurice Yvain

Music

Vasek Zeman

Song

Robert Zemeckis

Executive Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
In the 20th Century (09/13/99), Robert Zemeckis on Smoking, Drinking and Drugging in the 20th Century: In Pursuit of Happiness
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 15m

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