The Great American Dream Machine: 40th Anniversary Special

  • 2011
  • TV-G

Highlights from the 1971-72 satirical PBS series, including Elaine Stritch performing "Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch" (from the musical "Company"); Andy Rooney musing about politicians; Dick Cavett reading Mark Twain's funeral-etiquette advice; and Dudley Williams performing an Alvin Ailey-choreographed dance. Also: the American Dream circa 1971; a wea (more…)

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Highlights from the 1971-72 satirical PBS series, including Elaine Stritch performing "Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch" (from the musical "Company"); Andy Rooney musing about politicians; Dick Cavett reading Mark Twain's funeral-etiquette advice; and Dudley Williams performing an Alvin Ailey-choreographed dance. Also: the American Dream circa 1971; a weather forecast; a scene from a French film; a profile of Evel Knievel; an organization that teaches women how to be demure and chaste.

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Choreographer (1 Credit)
Executive Producer (2 Credits)

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