Most Popular Titles With E.L. Doctorow
- Movies or TV
1. Ragtime (1981)
PG | 155 min | Drama
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
3. Billy Bathgate (1991)
R | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.
4. Jolene (2008)
R | 121 min | Drama
A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."
PG | 123 min | Comedy, Western
A cynical Buffalo Bill hires Sitting Bull to exploit him and add his credibility to the distorted view of history presented in his Wild West Show.
10. Welcome to Hard Times (1967)
Approved | 103 min | Drama, Western
A sociopathic stranger all but destroys a small hardscrabble town but the 'mayor' convinces its survivors to stay and rebuild.
12. The Century: America's Time (1999 TV Mini-Series)
Not Rated | 750 min | Documentary
Peter Jennings hosts this 15 part documentary that chronicles the defining events of the 20th century. Through archive footage and hundreds of interviews the series examines 100 years of ... See full summary »
The Century: America's Time (1999– )
1914-1919: Shell Shock
Not Rated | Documentary
Americans' innate isolationism delays entry into "The War that Will End All Wars." Despite the tragedy that eventually envelops an entire generation of young men, America emerges uniquely ... See full summary »
Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )
Bob Fosse: Steam Heat
60 min | Music
A documentary profile of director/choreographer Bob Fosse. Includes clips from his films and television specials as well as interviews with Fosse, remembrances from his friends, and ... See full summary »
The American Experience (1988– )
New York: Part V - Cosmopolis
Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.