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Vincent Canby (1924–2000)

Vincent Canby was born on July 27, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He died on September 15, 2000 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2002 Jonas at the Ocean (Documentary)
 1981 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
- Playscript (1981) ... Himself
 1975 The Irv Kupcinet Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 27 April 1975 (1975) ... Himself

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(1978-1979 season) His play, "End of the War," was performed in a play reading at the Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Loose Cannons (1990) runs only 94 minutes but goes on for hours and hours and hours. See more »


Canby is mentioned several times in the documentary Final Cut: The Making and Unmaking of Heaven's Gate (2004). His notorious New York Times review of Heaven's Gate (1980) in its original form is singled out as the most damning of its many negative reviews; producer David Field criticizes the decision to withdraw the film and re-edit it as "it was an admission that everybody thought Canby was ... See more »

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