The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of more than sixty years. He is still drawing in his nineties. His interesting domestic life, political, and cultural views are highlights. In addition, he talks about himself a bit - seriously and lightly.(At one point he he claims that his only form of exercise has been to live in his Manhattan townhouse: stairs). He drives his car around Manhattan - an adventure in itself. Brief interviews with, and reminiscences of many friends and associates.
Eileen Berdon <email@example.com>
27 September 1996 (USA)
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Opening Weekend USA: $5,677,
29 September 1996
Gross USA: $50,605
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $50,605
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Sculplture is a drawing that you trip over in the dark.
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