Men Who Made the Movies Episodes

1973, TV Show

Episode Detail: King Vidor - Men Who Made the Movies

King Vidor's idealism and social consciousness are reflected in excerpts from silent films he directed, including "The Big Parade" (1925); "The Crowd" (1928); and "Our Daily Bread" (1934). Also: Vidor's first talkie, "Hallelujah" (1929), and later epics like "War and Peace" (1956). Cliff Robertson is the narrator.

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Premiered: 1973, on PBS
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Premise: Acclaimed profiles of eight great American film directors. Produced and directed by Richard Schickel and narrated by Cliff Robertson, with solid interviews and film clips, the series reviews the careers of Raoul Walsh, Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, King Vidor, George Cukor, William A. Wellman, Alfred Hitchcock and Vincente Minnelli.

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