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Season 16

7 Oct. 2001
Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies
Documentary on the legendary Hollywood movie mogul, who created his own independent production company to produce such classics as Dodsworth, Stella Dallas, Wuthering Heights, The Little Foxes, Pride of the Yankees, and The Best Years of Our Lives, among many others. Based on the biography by A. Scott Berg.
 
28 Nov. 2001
Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records
A history of Memphis' Sun Records, the legendary label that started the careers of such rock and country icons as Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and many others. Included are archival footage and interviews with many rock and country artists who either recorded for Sun or knew owner Sam Phillips.
 
16 Dec. 2001
Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance
A nice summary of the work of Merce Cunningham, with beautiful clips from old and new dances and an explanation of the way in which he has and continues to revolutionize dance.
 
19 Feb. 2002
Ralph Ellison: An American Journey
This documentary presents a portrait of African American author Ralph Ellison, one of the great American novelists of the twentieth century.
 
1 Mar. 2002
Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer
A documentary on Gene Kelly.
 

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