Susan Lacy

Inventing David Geffen

Film Comment: Susan Lacy on David Geffen

Susan Lacy, creator and executive producer of American Masters, explains the drive behind telling David Geffen’s story, as well as the obstacles of capturing the life of a behind the scenes man. Lacy also takes time to answer viewers’ questions about the film.

Judy Garland: By Myself

The Making of the Film and Why Judy Was The Hardest Working Woman in Hollywood

There’s the Judy Garland that will always be Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. And then there’s the Judy Garland who overdosed. That’s what her life has been largely boiled down to. In 2012, eight years after AMERICAN MASTERS first aired JUDY GARLAND: BY MYSELF in 2004, series creator and executive producer Susan Lacy talked […]

Program Description

One of the most durable and worthwhile jewels in public television’s crown. TV Worth Watching American Masters, THIRTEEN’s award-winning biography series, celebrates our arts and culture.  Launched in 1986, the series has set the standard for documentary film profiles, accruing widespread critical acclaim. Awards include 70 Emmy nominations and 28 awards — 10 for Outstanding […]