A Letter to Elia (#2305)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Watch Martin Scorsese's documentary, a labor of love, honoring the legendary Elia Kazan 01:25:40
Watch excerpts from Martin Scorsese's documentary tribute to legendary director Elia Kazan 05:06
Composed of clips, stills, readings from Kazan's autobiography and his speech on directing (read by Elias Koteas), a... 00:31
Full Program: Composer Marvin Hamlisch gave the world "A Chorus Line," "The Way We Were," and much more. 01:23:11
Director Bob Smeaton talks about the making of Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'. 05:35
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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