Most Popular Titles With E.L. Doctorow

1. Ragtime (1981)
155 min | Drama
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Metascore: 57/100 (8 reviews)

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.

2. Great Performances (1971– )
132 min | Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
3. Jolene (2008)
121 min | Drama
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Metascore: 31/100 (10 reviews)

A teenage orphan spends ten years traveling cross-country experiencing life, love and heartbreak. Based on E.L. Doctorow's story, "Jolene: A Life."

4. Billy Bathgate (1991)
106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

In the year 1935, a teen named Billy Bathgate finds first love while becoming the protégé of fledgling gangster Dutch Schultz.

5. Salinger (2013)
120 min | Documentary
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Metascore: 40/100 (28 reviews)

An unprecedented look inside the private world of J.D. Salinger, the reclusive author of The Catcher in the Rye.

6. The American Experience (1988– )
60 min | Documentary, History
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history.

7. Charlie Rose (1991– )
60 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
8. Daniel (1983)
130 min | Drama
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The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s.

9. Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson (1976)
123 min | Comedy, Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

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)
103 min | Drama, Western
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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)
750 min | Documentary
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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 »

13. Ragtime: The American Premiere (1997 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
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14. Greenwich Village Writers: The Bohemian Legacy (1990 Video)
Documentary
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15. The Century: America's Time (1999– )
Episode: 1914-1919: Shell Shock (1999)
750 min | Documentary
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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 »

16. Great Performances: Dance in America (1976– )
Episode: Bob Fosse: Steam Heat (1990)
60 min | Music
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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 »

17. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Creating Ragtime (1998)
132 min | Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
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18. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 2 January 2006 (2006)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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An Hour With Novelist E.L. Doctorow. His Latest Book Is The March, A Re-Telling Of General Sherman'S Famous March To The Atlantic. It Was Nominated For The National Book Award.

19. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 20 January 1998 (1998)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
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A Conversation With Thomas Friedman; A Conversation About The New Musical, Ragtime

20. Charlie Rose (1991– )
Episode: Episode dated 29 January 2014 (2014)
60 min | News, Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
21. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part I - The Country and the City (1999)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Episode one begins in 1609 and chronicles the arrival of the Dutch.

22. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part II - Order and Disorder (1999)
60 min | Documentary, History
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Episode two looks at New York's rise as a burgeoning cultural center and multi-ethnic port.

23. The American Experience (1988– )
Episode: New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999)
60 min | Documentary, History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Episode five tells the African-American experience and the birth of the new media industries.