American Masters

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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...

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story; You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet (1923-35); Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-50)

First Aired: September 23, 2008

Clint Eastwood narrates the history of Warner Bros., which opens with "You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet (1923-35)," about the movie studio's first years, when its top star was a dog named Rin Tin Tin. Also remembered is its move into gritty fare featuring James Cagney, Edward G. Robinson and Barbara Stanwyck. Then, "Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-50)" focuses on the studio's responses to the Great Depression and World War II, as well as its post-war film noirs.

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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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