American Masters

  • 1986
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Ball, Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish and Leonard Bernstein (among others) won Emmys, and a study of the Algonquin...

American Masters

"The Ten-Year Lunch: The Wit and Legend of the Algonquin Round Table" began in 1919 as a roast for drama critic Alexander Woollcott and included such cronies as Franklin Pierce Adams, Dorothy Parker, Edna Ferber, Robert Benchley, George S. Kaufman, Harpo Marx, Heywood Broun, Harold Ross, Marc Connelly.

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  • Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)

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