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An overview of the history of film studio Universal Pictures, featuring clips from many of its films. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Richard Dreyfuss ... Himself

Lew Ayres ... Himself (archive footage)

Kirk Douglas ... Himself (archive footage)

Michael J. Fox ... Himself (archive footage)

Tom Hanks ... Himself (archive footage)

Alfred Hitchcock ... Himself (archive footage)

Boris Karloff ... Himself (archive footage)

Susan Kohner ... Herself (archive footage)

Spike Lee ... Himself (archive footage)

Mary Tyler Moore ... Herself (archive footage)

Paul Newman ... Himself (archive footage)

Gregory Peck ... Himself (archive footage)

Mary Pickford ... Herself (archive footage)

Arnold Schwarzenegger ... Himself (archive footage)

Sid Sheinberg ... Himself (archive footage)

Steven Spielberg ... Himself (archive footage)

James Stewart ... Himself (archive footage)
Lupita Tovar ... Herself (archive footage)

Meryl Streep ... Herself (archive footage)

Lew Wasserman ... Himself (archive footage)

Sigourney Weaver ... Herself

Orson Welles ... Himself (archive footage)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Robeson ... Joe (in 1936 'Show Boat') (archive footage)

Alec Baldwin ... (uncredited)

Raymond Braun ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Nick Cannon ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Darcy Gilmore ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Dwayne Johnson ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Nikki Rocco ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Stacey Snider ... Undetermined (uncredited)
Kelly Sparrman ... Undetermined (uncredited)
Nicole Stevenson ... Undetermined (uncredited)

Directed by
David Heeley 
Writing credits
Joan Kramer (written by) &
David Heeley (written by)

Produced by
Mary Bell .... associate producer
David Heeley .... producer
Joan Kramer .... producer
Original Music by
Michael A. Levine 
Film Editing by
Scott P. Doniger 
Production Management
Susan Sobocinski .... production manager
Editorial Department
Gary Scarpulla .... colorist
Other crew
Brent DeGraff .... production assistant

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USA:120 min
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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
An excellent documentary, highly recommended., 24 February 2002
Author: thealexanders from Victoria, Australia

As a person who has visited Universal Studios, a keen movie goer and one who enjoys putting together my own short films, this documentary on the beginning and development of Universal Studios, was excellent. If you have any interest in the movie industry, this documentary is for you.

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