Allan Holzman

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In his 40-year career Allan has proven himself a skilled filmmaking chameleon. His work as the director-editor of Steven Spielberg's "Survivors of the Holocaust", won Allan two Emmy Awards and a Peabody. His feature documentaries "Old Man River" and "Sounds Of Memphis" earned a combined eight best documentary film awards. Allan began editing under ... See full bio »

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Old Man River Editor


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  Picasso's Christ (Documentary) (post-production)
 2021 18 days in September (Documentary)
 2019 The Art of Directing: David Lean (Documentary)
 2017 The Art of Directing: John Huston (Documentary)
 2017 Forever Faithful (Documentary)
 2017 Dare to Be Different (Documentary)
 2016 The Art of Directing: Frank Capra (Documentary)
 2015 Life on the Bridge (Video documentary short)
 2014 Black Beauty Breed (Documentary)
 2013 The Paw Project (Documentary)
 2011 Sheldon Leonard's Wonderful Life (Video documentary)
 2011 Trek Nation (Documentary)
 2011 Invisible Art/Visible Artists (Documentary)
 2011 TwiLife (Documentary short)
 2010 Goldilocks (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Meet Locks (2010)
 2010 Invisible Art/Visible Artists (Documentary)
 2009 C-C-Cut (Documentary)
 2009 My Marilyn (Documentary)
 2007 Gullah (Short)
 2007 Refusenik (Documentary)
 2002 Sounds of Memphis (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 NetAid (TV Special) (film segments)
 1999 Old Man River (Documentary)
 1997 The Ditchdigger's Daughters (TV Movie)
 1996 Apollo 11 (TV Movie)
 1996 Survivors of the Holocaust (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 The Native Americans (TV Mini Series documentary)
 1993 Case Closed (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1984 Out of Control (co-editor)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (edited by)
 1980 Cloud Dancer
 1976 It's Showtime (Documentary)
 1975 Crazy Mama
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(August 8 to 12, 1967) He played Man and Monk in George Bernard Shaw's play, "St. Joan," was performed in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Ward Abronski (Man, Monk); David Ackroyd (Bertrand De Poulengy, Brother Martin ... See more »

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Alan Holzman


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When Allan Holzman told producer Roger Corman he wanted to direct, Corman, ever the gentleman, said no, that Allan could never be a director because he stuttered. Allan replied, "I don't stutter when I'm in charge." ---interview in 1982 on TV show "Craig Muckler's Hollywood Showcase"


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