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1. Act One (1963)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama

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Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.

Director: Dore Schary | Stars: George Hamilton, Jason Robards, George Segal, Jack Klugman

Votes: 162

2. Making the Boys (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Romance

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71 Metascore

On the eve of the 40th anniversary of the Gay Rights Movement, the film explores the drama, struggle and enduring legacy of the first-ever gay play and subsequent Hollywood movie to ... See full summary »

Director: Crayton Robey | Stars: Edward Albee, Joe Allen, Matt Baney, David Carter

Votes: 417 | Gross: $0.03M

3. Much Ado About Something (2001)

70 min | Documentary, Mystery

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66 Metascore

Did Christopher Marlowe write the works of Shakespeare?

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Michael Rubbo, Bill Browning, Jonathan Bate, John Michell

Votes: 71

4. Sound of Musicals with Neil Brand (2017)

180 min | Documentary, Music, Musical

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Writer and composer Neil Brand explores how musical theatre has evolved over the last 100 years to become today's global phenomenon.

Stars: Neil Brand, Max Dinnen, Georgia Frost, Ioanna Loucaides

Votes: 8

5. Alfred Hitchcock in East London (2009)

65 min | Documentary, Biography

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An examination of Alfred Hitchcock's mysterious early life and influences on the streets of East London.

Director: Bill Hodgson | Stars: Sarah O'Connor, Alfred Hitchcock, Roy Ward Baker, Murray Melvin

6. The Group Theater, 1931-1940 (1967 TV Movie)

28 min | Talk-Show

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Three distinguished theater producer-directors recapture the heady days of the famous Group Theater and discuss its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. Harold Clurman, Lee ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Havinga | Stars: Harold Clurman, Bobby Lewis, Lee Strasberg

7. De skrå brædder (1995 TV Movie)

53 min | Documentary

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A documentary about Det ny Teater 1908-1994 with interviews of past actors and actresses.

Director: Claus Bjerre | Stars: Sam Besekow, Else-Marie, Frits Helmuth, Jens Kistrup

8. Top of the Bill (1971)

46 min | Documentary, Comedy, Music

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Documentary feature about the great days of variety.

Director: Arnold L. Miller | Stars: Ernest Arnley, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Charlie Chester

9. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Broadway's Dreamers: The Legacy of the Group Theatre (1989)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography

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Director: David Heeley | Stars: Stella Adler, Margaret Barker, Phoebe Brand, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 41

10. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Miracle on 44th Street: A Portrait of the Actors Studio (1991)

Not Rated | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Frank Corsaro, Lee Grant, Anne Jackson

Votes: 39

11. SCI FI Investigates (2006– )
Episode: The Afterlife (2006)

Mystery, Reality-TV, Sci-Fi

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Stars: Deborah Dobrydney, Richard Dolan, Bill Doleman, Rob Mariano

12. American Masters (1985– )
Episode: Vaudeville (1997)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography

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Stars: Ben Vereen, Bud Abbott, George Abbott, Larry Adler

Votes: 58