Film + Television

John Ford and John Wayne - Pappy and the Duke

Ford and Wayne, a friendship and professional collaboration that spanned 50 years, changed each others' lives, the movies, and the way America saw itself.

May 10th, 2006 | 13 comments

Mort Sahl - About Mort Sahl

In his trademark V-neck sweater, with the day’s newspaper tucked under his arm, Mort Sahl has satirized -- and entertained -- presidents from Eisenhower to Clinton.

Mar 19th, 2006 | 10 comments

Danny Kaye - About the Actor

Danny Kaye was equally popular and at home on the stage, television, the silver screen, and radio.

Sep 16th, 2005 | 50 comments

Bob Newhart - Interview with Bob Newhart

Comedian Bob Newhart has enthralled audiences with his trademark stammer, one-sided telephone conversations and hysterical, historical "what if" routines for more than 40 years.

Jul 20th, 2005 | 6 comments

Sam Goldwyn - About Sam Goldwyn

Sam Goldwyn's name is synonymous with the American movie from its beginnings through its golden age.

Jul 17th, 2005 | 2 comments

George Stevens - About George Stevens

As a leading producer/director of his era, Stevens repeatedly pushed against the Hollywood grain, and nearly twenty-five years after his death, his achievements remain largely unexplored.

Jul 13th, 2005 | 3 comments

Julia Child - About Julia Child

Once Julia learned to cook, her passion for cooking and devotion to teaching, brought her into the hearts of millions and ultimately made her an American icon.

Jun 15th, 2005 | 37 comments

James Dean - Photographer Dennis Stock on James Dean

Known for his explosive role in Rebel Without a Cause, Dean is explored by photographer Dennis Stock in filmmaker’s Gail Lavine’s story of James Dean.

May 11th, 2005 | 2 comments

David O. Selznick - About David O. Selznick

He had run a major studio before the age of thirty and created his own studio by the time he was thirty-three. With a harsh and controlling demeanor, he dominated every film he made.

Apr 16th, 2005 | 3 comments
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