American Masters

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...

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Paul Taylor: Dancemaker

First Aired: January 5, 2000

“Paul Taylor: Dancemaker” is an Oscar-nominated 1998 profile of the choreographer “who defined American dance in the second half of the 20th century.” The film includes many accolades from dancers and critics, but it's no puff piece; Taylor is also seen squabbling with a musicians union and dismissing a dancer. Other Taylor dancers, however, are seen doing wonderful things (most notably in the provocative, tango-inspired “Piazzolla Caldera”), as is Taylor himself, in a 1962 clip from “Auriole,” a signature work.

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