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Season 16

105 :16x01 - Goldwyn: the Man and His Movies

Oct/07/2001
The show's sixteenth season kicks off with the story of legendary movie producer and pioneer Samuel Goldwyn.
Guest Stars: Dustin Hoffman as Narrator | Sylvia Sidney as Herself
Director: Peter Jones (3)

106 :16x02 - F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams

Oct/14/2001
Author F. Scott Fitzgerald, the chronicler of the Jazz Age, is profiled.
Guest Stars: Campbell Scott as F. Scott Fitzgerald | Laura Linney as Zelda Fitzgerald | William Sandler as Ernest Hemingway
Director: De Witt Sage
Writer: De Witt Sage

107 :16x03 - Richard Rodgers: the Sweetest Sounds

Oct/21/2001
Composer Richard Rodgers and his contributions to the American musical scene are the subject of this episode.
Guest Stars: Andrew Lloyd Webber as Himself | Julie Andrews as Herself | Tony Roberts as Narrator
Director: Roger Sherman

108 :16x04 - Quincy Jones: In the Pocket

Nov/18/2001
Musician and record producer Quincy Jones was a pioneer in the business. His life and career are studied.
Guest Stars: Harry Belafonte as Narrator | Quincy Jones as Himself | Oprah Winfrey as Herself | Peggy Lipton as Herself | Maya Angelou as Herself
Director: Michael Kantor

109 :16x05 - Good Rockin' Tonight: the Legacy of Sun Records

Nov/28/2001
The story of legendary record producer Sam Phillips and his Memphis-based Sun Records who gave the music world the likes of Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, and Jerry Lee Lewis.
Guest Stars: Sam Phillips (2) as Himself | Robert Plant as Himself | Jimmy Page as Himself | Paul McCartney as Himself
Director: Bruce Sinofsky

110 :16x06 - Merce Cunningham: a Lifetime of Dance

Dec/16/2001
Influential choreographer Merce Cunningham is the subject of this series installment.
Guest Stars: John Cage as Himself | Merce Cunningham as Himself
Director: Charles Atlas

111 :16x07 - Ralph Ellison: An American Journey

Feb/19/2002
Afro-American author Ralph Ellison and his influence is studied.
Guest Stars: Stanley Crouch as Himself | Toni Morrison as Herself | Andre Braugher as Narrator
Director: Avon Kirkland

112 :16x08 - Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer

Mar/20/2002
The life and times of actor/dancer Gene Kelly are profiled in this season ending episode.
Guest Stars: Stanley Tucci as Narrator | Cyd Charisse as Herself | Betty Garrett as Herself | Donald O'Connor as Himself | Debbie Reynolds as Herself | Nina Foch as Herself
Classification: Documentary
Genre: Celebrities
Status: Returning Series
Network: PBS ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: June 23, 1986
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