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  (in credits order)

Richard Dreyfuss ... Narrator (voice)
Robert Dalva ... Himself

Francis Ford Coppola ... Himself

Steven Spielberg ... Himself

George Lucas ... Himself

Martin Scorsese ... Himself
Carroll Ballard ... Himself
Ronald Colby ... Himself (as Ron Colby)

John Calley ... Himself

John Milius ... Himself
Walter Murch ... Himself
Willard Huyck ... Himself

Caleb Deschanel ... Himself
Tony Dingman ... Himself

Robert Duvall ... Himself
John Korty ... Himself
Matthew Robbins ... Himself
Eleanor Coppola ... Herself
Mona Skager ... Herself

Directed by
Gary Leva 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gary Leva 

Produced by
Gary Leva .... producer
Film Editing by
Gary Leva 
Art Department
Eric Floen .... graphics
Jaehi Jung .... graphics
Paolo Ledesma .... graphics
Sound Department
Mike Bidese .... sound
Rick Brush .... sound
Jay Farrington .... sound
Lawrence Freed .... sound
Michael Kimball .... sound
James Lindsey .... sound
Antonio Marques .... sound
Jack Norflus .... sound mixer
Stuart Pickering .... sound (as Stu Pickering)
Kyiakhalid Ruiz .... sound (as Kyia Ruiz)
Phil Ruth .... sound
Chris White .... sound
Marcus Zalewski .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Yoram Astrakhan .... camera operator
Jeff Daly .... camera operator
Steve Davy .... camera operator
Shaun Donahue .... camera operator
Rob Fortunato .... camera operator
Andrés Garretón .... camera operator
Jeff Halliday .... camera operator
DuWayne Rude .... camera operator (as Duwayne Rude)
Steven Wacks .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Matt Blundell .... assistant editor
Herrianne Cayabyab .... assistant on-line editor
Terence Curren .... colorist
Terence Curren .... on-line editor
Ryan Davis .... on-line editor
Dustin Fine .... assistant editor
Other crew
Matt Azeveda .... photographic retouching
Scott Carter .... photographic retouching
Michelle Jouan .... photographic retouching
Tina Mills .... photographic retouching
Bunny Alsup .... special thanks
Audrey Bamber .... special thanks
Michael Crawford .... special thanks
Rachel Eckerling .... special thanks
Paul Hemstreet .... special thanks
Meg McCarthy .... special thanks
James T. Mockoski .... special thanks (as James Mockoski)
Aggie Murch .... special thanks
Anahid Nazarian .... special thanks
Valarie Schwan .... special thanks
Vivian Sobchack .... special thanks
Chuck Speed .... special thanks
Scott Tambert .... special thanks
Faye Thompson .... special thanks
Emma Tillinger Koskoff .... special thanks (as Emma Tillinger)

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Additional Details

64 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

This documentary is featured on the 2-Disc edition DVD for THX 1138 (1971), released in 2004.See more »
Movie Connections:
References The Godfather (1972)See more »


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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
This is the way to do a documentary of 70's cinema!, 29 December 2004
Author: bombad_jedi from Nova Scotia, Canada

American Zoetrope is undoubtedly one of the most influential film studios of the past century.

It is truly sad that they had so many troubles in the early years starting out, but it helped to shape the careers of greats like George Lucas, Francis Ford Coppola, Walter Murch, and many more.

The documentary includes a good balance of vintage footage, and interviews with just about everyone you'd care to hear from.

"A Leagacy of Filmmakers" is also included on the THX 1138 DVD, which is a great purchase.

If you are interested in the history of film (and especially film of the '70s) watch this documentary... you'll love it.

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