Reviews
1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Window (1949)
Drama | Film-Noir | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.

Director: Ted Tetzlaff
Stars: Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy
Drama | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

At a Mexican ranch, fugitive O'Malley and pursuing sheriff Stribling agree to help rancher Breckenridge drive his herd into Texas where Stribling could legally arrest O'Malley but Breckenridge's wife complicates things.

Director: Robert Aldrich
Stars: Rock Hudson, Kirk Douglas, Dorothy Malone
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

John Steinbeck introduces a quintet of five of O. Henry's most celebrated stories from his New York Period (1902-1910) in this anthology film.

Directors: Henry Hathaway, Howard Hawks, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Fred Allen, Anne Baxter, Jeanne Crain
Certificate: GP Comedy | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

An aging cowboy finds to his embarrassment that the successful business he has inherited from his brother is actually a house of prostitution.

Director: Gene Kelly
Stars: James Stewart, Henry Fonda, Shirley Jones
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

It's every man and woman for himself on an island where convicted murderers are dumped, rather than kept in prison.

Director: Stephanie Rothman
Stars: Don Marshall, Phyllis Davis, Ena Hartman
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Herself - Hostess
...
Himself
Shirlee Fonda ...
Herself
...
Herself (voice)
...
Himself
...
Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Lana Martin (archive footage)
...
Ma Joad (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Buck (archive footage)
Leland Hayward ...
Himself (archive footage)
...
Jesse James (archive footage)
...
Himself - The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (archive footage)
...
Herself - The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (archive footage)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 January 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fonda Fondáról  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

America the Beautiful
(1882) (uncredited)
Music by Samuel A. Ward (1882)
Words by Katharine Lee Bates (1895)
Played by the orchestra and sung by a choir at The 53rd Annual Academy Awards (1981)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Touching Look at Henry Fonda
31 August 2010 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Fonda on Fonda (1992)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

Nicely produced and touching documentary has Jane Fonda hosting this look at the work of her father. Not only do we get interviews with his friends but we also get to see clips from his movies as well as rare footage taken on the sets of several films including color footage of MY DARLING CLEMENTINE and FORT APACHE. We see clips from countless other movies including FAIL-SAFE, MISTER ROBERTS, YOUNG MR. LINCOLN and of course 12 ANGRY MEN, which was apparently Fonda's favorite film. Those interviewed include Peter Fonda, James Stewart, Sidney Lumet, Katharine Hepburn and Fonda's final wife Shirlee. What I enjoyed most about this documentary is that it's a loving tribute and you can see his two children get choked up a few times and the ending is quite effective as Jane recalls her father finally winning his Oscar for ON GOLDEN POND only to die shortly after. Jane shares her memories of working on that film and Peter recalls a letter his father wrote him after working on the film WANDA NEVADA. Good old Stewart has a couple very good stories as does Hepburn in her brief time here. I'm sure most Fonda fans have heard the stories told here but they never get old as it's always interesting hearing about a man who was beloved by millions and yet had his own demons that he fought with. The film runs just under 50-minutes so it's certainly not going to replace something that covers everything but I think the overall heart of the film makes it well worth viewing.


3 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page