50 titles.

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1. Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003 Documentary) Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin (2003 Documentary)
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Narrated by Sydney Pollack, film critic Richard Schickel's dazzling two-hour plus documentary to one of the towering figures in film: Charles Chaplin... Dir: Richard Schickel With: Charles Chaplin, Sydney Pollack, Bill Irwin Documentary | Biography 132 mins.
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2. American Experience (1988 TV Series) American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. With: David McCullough, David Ogden Stiers, Michael Murphy Documentary | History 60 mins.
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3. Esther Kahn (2000) Esther Kahn (2000)
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A Jewish girl in 19th century London dreams of becoming a stage actress. Dir: Arnaud Desplechin With: Summer Phoenix, Ian Holm, Fabrice Desplechin Drama | Romance 142 mins.
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4. Brando (2007 Documentary) Brando (2007 Documentary)
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The life and legacy of Marlon Brando and how he changed acting. Dir: Mimi Freedman, Leslie Greif With: Marlon Brando, Edward R. Murrow, Janet Aemisegger Documentary | Biography 165 mins.
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5. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
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With: Martin Scorsese, Tony Bennett, Peter Bogdanovich Documentary | Biography 90 mins.
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6. The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988 Documentary) The Making of a Legend: Gone with the Wind (1988 Documentary)
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This is a documentary that revisits the making of Gone with the Wind with Archival footage, screen tests, insightful interviews and rare film footage. Dir: David Hinton With: Christopher Plummer, L. Jeffrey Selznick, David O. Selznick Documentary 124 mins.
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7. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: Hitchcock, Selznick and the End of Hollywood (1998)
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Dir: Michael Epstein With: Gene Hackman, Alfred Hitchcock, David O. Selznick Documentary | Biography 86 mins.
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8. Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men (2002 Documentary) Shirtless: Hollywood's Sexiest Men (2002 Documentary)
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This documentary, shown on the American Movie Classics (AMC) cable channel, is a survey of Hollywood's... Dir: Elizabeth Meeker With: Sela Ward, Casper Van Dien, Jennifer Aniston Documentary 46 mins.
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9. The 100 Greatest Movie Stars (2003 Documentary) The 100 Greatest Movie Stars (2003 Documentary)
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A national survey of the top 100 film actors in history, voted on by the British public. Dir: John Piper, Tony Earnshaw With: Richard E. Grant, Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjeev Bhaskar Documentary | Family 360 mins.
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10. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story (2008)
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Dir: Richard Schickel With: Clint Eastwood, George Arliss, Carroll Baker Documentary | Biography 228 mins.
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11. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998 TV Series) E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998 TV Series)
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Hollywood's most notorious scandals exposed through interviews and re-enactments. Dir: Joel K. Rodgers With: A.J. Benza, A.C. Lyles, Noel Britton 30 mins.
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12. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: John Ford/John Wayne: The Filmmaker and the Legend (2006)
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Dir: Samuel D. Pollard With: Peter Bogdanovich, Harry Carey Jr., Harry Carey Documentary | Biography 90 mins.
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13. Edge of Outside (2006 Documentary) Edge of Outside (2006 Documentary)
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An hour-long documentary designed to celebrate the spirit of the independent filmmaker from D.W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino... Dir: Shannon Davis With: Peter Biskind, Robert Townsend, Edward Burns Documentary 65 mins.
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14. American Masters (1985 TV Series) American Masters (1985 TV Series)
Episode: None Without Sin (2003)
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Director Elia Kazan and playwright Arthur Miller were once best friends and professional colleagues... Dir: Michael Epstein With: George Bartenieff, Warren Beatty, Walter Bernstein Documentary | Biography 120 mins.
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15. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times. Dir: Eleanor Horne, Pauline Law With: Barry Norman, Jonathan Ross, George Cukor Documentary | History 40 mins.
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16. Warren Oates: Across the Border (1993 Documentary) Warren Oates: Across the Border (1993 Documentary)
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A retrospective of the work of the late actor Warren Oates, with clips from his films and interviews with cast and crew members who worked with him. Dir: Tom Thurman With: Ned Beatty, Robert Culp, Becky Fonda Documentary 54 mins.
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17. Orson Welles: Shadows & Light (2015 Documentary) Orson Welles: Shadows & Light (2015 Documentary)
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Dir: Elisabeth Kapnist With: Francis Ford Coppola, Charlton Heston, Henry Jaglom Documentary | Biography 56 mins.
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18. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Judy Garland (1978)
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Profile of Judy Garland. Dir: Elaine Donnelly With: Barry Norman, Lauren Bacall, Tony Bennett Documentary | History 70 mins.
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19. Reputations (1994 TV Series) Reputations (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Hitch: Alfred the Great (1999)
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First episode of a two-part profile on the life and films of Alfred Hitchcock. Dir: Tim Kirby With: Denis Lawson, Jim Forster, Ronald Markham Documentary 60 mins.
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20. Strictly Courtroom (2008 Documentary) Strictly Courtroom (2008 Documentary)
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A look at the portrayals of courtroom trials in film history. Dir: Georgina Harvey With: Martin Shaw, Clive Stafford Smith, Derek Malcolm Documentary 89 mins.
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21. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Cary Grant (1999)
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times. Dir: Eleanor Horne, Pauline Law With: Jonathan Ross, Graham McCann, Peter Bogdanovich Documentary | History 40 mins.
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22. Murnau, Borzage and Fox (2008 Documentary) Murnau, Borzage and Fox (2008 Documentary)
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Dir: John Cork, Lisa Van Eyssen With: Jeanine Basinger, John Belton, Janet Bergstrom Documentary 105 mins.
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23. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Doris Day (2002)
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times. Dir: Eleanor Horne, Pauline Law With: Jonathan Ross, Kaye Ballard, Barbara Bonney Documentary | History 40 mins.
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24. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Robert Mitchum (1999)
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times. Dir: Eleanor Horne, Pauline Law With: Polly Bergen, Andrew J. Fenady, Jane Greer Documentary | History 40 mins.
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25. Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series) Hollywood Greats (1977 TV Series)
Episode: Burt Lancaster (2002)
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Documentary series profiling various Hollywood stars of yesteryear and more recent times. Dir: Eleanor Horne, Pauline Law With: Jonathan Ross, Kirk Douglas, John Frankenheimer Documentary | History 40 mins.
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26. American Experience (1988 TV Series) American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 1 (2005)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. Dir: Stephen Ives With: Michael Murphy, Lucille Ball, Imogene Coca Documentary | History 60 mins.
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27. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series) Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series)
Episode: The Attack of the Small Screens: 1950-1960 (2010)
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The history of Hollywood film from the medium's invention to the birth of the New Hollywood in 1970. With: Christopher Plummer, A. Scott Berg, Andrew Bergman Documentary | History
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28. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series) Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series)
Episode: Warriors & Peacemakers: 1941-1950 (2010)
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The history of Hollywood film from the medium's invention to the birth of the New Hollywood in 1970. With: Christopher Plummer, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp Documentary | History
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29. Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series) Moguls & Movie Stars: A History of Hollywood (2010 Mini-Series)
Episode: Brother, Can You Spare a Dream?: 1929-1941 (2010)
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The American movie business started as peepshows and grew into a near-mythical art form that used an exciting new technology to create drama, laughter and adventure bigger than life. With: Christopher Plummer, Jeanine Basinger, Cari Beauchamp Documentary | History 59 mins.
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30. American Experience (1988 TV Series) American Experience (1988 TV Series)
Episode: Las Vegas: An Unconventional History: Part 2 (2005)
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A series showcasing documentaries on American history. Dir: Stephen Ives With: Michael Murphy, Patricia Cunningham, Oscar Goodman Documentary | History 60 mins.
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31. The Making of 'Rebecca' (2008 Documentary) The Making of 'Rebecca' (2008 Documentary)
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Dir: John Cork, Lisa Van Eyssen With: Rudy Behlmer, Peter Bogdanovich, Drew Casper Documentary 28 mins.
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32. The Media Show (1987 TV Series) The Media Show (1987 TV Series)
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Dir: George Barber, Jon Dovey With: Emma Freud, Muriel Gray, John Hegarty
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33. A Woman of Substance: Katharine Hepburn Remembered (2003 Documentary) A Woman of Substance: Katharine Hepburn Remembered (2003 Documentary)
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With: George Cukor, Anthony Harvey, Mark Rydell Documentary 16 mins.
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34. Reputations (1994 TV Series) Reputations (1994 TV Series)
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Dir: Paul Tilzey With: Denis Lawson, Jancis Robinson, Veronika Hyks Documentary 50 mins.
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35. Living Famously (2002 TV Series) Living Famously (2002 TV Series)
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With: Caroline Quentin, David Thomson, Sheridan Morley Documentary | Biography 60 mins.
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36. Reflections on Golden Pond (2003 Documentary) Reflections on Golden Pond (2003 Documentary)
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With: James A. Contner, Gary Daigler, Ken Russell Documentary 30 mins.
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37. Dreaming with Scissors: Hitchcock, Surrealism & Salvador Dali (2008 Documentary) Dreaming with Scissors: Hitchcock, Surrealism & Salvador Dali (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary analyzing the surrealist elements of the film Spellbound, and the work made by Salvador Dal in that film. Dir: Lisa Van Eyssen With: Peter Bogdanovich, Lesley Brill, Royal S. Brown Documentary 20 mins.
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38. Chemistry 101: The Film-Duo of Rock Hudson & Doris Day (2009 Video) Chemistry 101: The Film-Duo of Rock Hudson & Doris Day (2009 Video)
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With: Samantha Cook, Daniel M. Kimmel, Judith Roof
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39. E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998 TV Series) E! Mysteries & Scandals (1998 TV Series)
Episode: Orson Welles (1999)
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Hollywood's most notorious scandals exposed through interviews and re-enactments. Dir: Joel K. Rodgers With: Peter Antoniou, A.J. Benza, Gary Graver 30 mins.
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40. Reputations (1994 TV Series) Reputations (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Hitch: Alfred the Auteur (1999)
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Second episode of a two-part profile on the life and films of Alfred Hitchcock. Dir: Tim Kirby With: Denis Lawson, Dan Auiler, Peter Bogdanovich Documentary 59 mins.
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41. The Sunday Programme (1994 TV Series) The Sunday Programme (1994 TV Series)
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With: Steve Richards, Alastair Stewart, David Mills News
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42. Guilt by Association: Psychoanalyzing Spellbound (2008 Documentary) Guilt by Association: Psychoanalyzing Spellbound (2008 Documentary)
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Dir: John Cork With: Rudy Behlmer, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Kuntz Documentary 20 mins.
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43. Back in Bed with Pillow Talk (2009 Video) Back in Bed with Pillow Talk (2009 Video)
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With: Samantha Cook, Daniel M. Kimmel, Judith Roof
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44. Living Famously (2002 TV Series) Living Famously (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Mae West (2003)
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Dir: Ben Southwell With: W.C. Fields, Cary Grant, Mickey Hargitay Documentary | Biography 60 mins.
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45. The Sunday Programme (1994 TV Series) The Sunday Programme (1994 TV Series)
Episode: Episode dated 27 February 2005 (2005)
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With: Steve Richards, Vince Cable, Thomas Galbraith News
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46. Living Famously (2002 TV Series) Living Famously (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Vivien Leigh (2003)
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With: Caroline Quentin, Olivia de Havilland, Trader Faulkner Documentary | Biography 60 mins.
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47. The Media Show (1987 TV Series) The Media Show (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Episode #1.2 (1987)
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Dir: Bob Long, Peter Orton With: Muriel Gray, Joe Dante, Ken Livingstone
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48. Living Famously (2002 TV Series) Living Famously (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Grace Kelly (2002)
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Dir: Paul Newman With: Caroline Quentin, Grace Kelly, Patrick Allen Documentary | Biography 60 mins.
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49. Living Famously (2002 TV Series) Living Famously (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Alfred Hitchcock (2003)
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Dir: Deep Sehgal With: Caroline Quentin, Robert F. Boyle, Alfred Hitchcock Documentary | Biography 59 mins.
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50. The Media Show (1987 TV Series) The Media Show (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Sex and the Cinema (1990)
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Dir: Claire Lasko, Sharon Maguire With: Emma Freud, James Ferman, Philip Kaufman
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50 titles.