The life of the famous director and scriptwriter, from his writings for the stage to his Hollywood acclaim.
Czechoslovakian-born filmmaker Milos Forman has combined a unique sensitivity to American themes with the best of European cinematic sensibilities. His films include One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), Hair (1979), Ragtime (1981), and Amadeus (1983). Amadeus garnered eight Academy Awards.
A profile of the comedy standout from the silent era who is often mentioned third behind Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.
The work of the provocative photographer for Life magazine. He spent years working on an unrealized Pittsburgh photo project, and documented mercury poisoning in a fishing community in Japan.
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. In August of 1960, TIME magazine pictured Sahl on its cover and called him “the patriarch of a new school of comedians,” including in that group such stand-up legends as Lenny Bruce and Jonathan Winters. The year before, Sahl was hired to contribute jokes to John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign speeches, but once Kennedy was in office, Sahl returned to his policy of making jokes about the incumbent.
The mind of a famed neo-abstractionist painter as it expresses itself on canvas.