Marvin Hamlisch [videorecording] : what he did for love /
a production of Dramatic Forces, LLC and Thirteen's American masters in association with WNET ; writer & director, Dori Berinstein ; producer, Dori Berinstein.
[Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2014]
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
1608830322, 9781608830329
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[Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2014]
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credits note
Directors of photography, Alan Deutsch, Jimmy O'Donnell ; editor, Penelope Falk ; music, Marvin Hamlisch ; music adaptation and arrangements, Matthew Sklar.
general note
Originally produced in 2013 for broadcast on the television series American masters.
Special features: movie trailer; What he did for love; "At the ballet"; Genius at work; Piano man; Rent-a-composer; The musician's musician; The people's composer; The ultimate mensch; Christopher Walken on dance; Collaborating with Marvin: Kelli O'Hara; Collaborating with Marvin: Larry Hochman; Collaborating with Marvin: Matt Sklar; Collaborating with Marvin: Fran Liebergall; Whitney Garvey--midnight FAO madness; Marvin and Terre's wedding; Marvin's mentor--Jule Styne; "The glass menagerie" musical; Peter Dugan & Charles Yang--"I cannot hear the city"; Kevin Cole--a Marvin medley; Marvin Hamlisch & Ed Kleban: a beautiful collaboration.
Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Carly Simon, Christopher Walken.
Marvin Hamlisch.
Composer, conductor, genius, and mensch: Marvin Hamlisch earned four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize before his untimely death, making him one of only two PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit--The way we were, Nobody does it better, and scores for The sting, Sophie's choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A chorus line, made him the go-to composer and performer for film, Broadway, every U.S. President since Reagan and concert halls worldwide. Includes interviews with Hamlisch's family, friends, and collaborators, including his wife Terre Blair Hamlisch, Barbra Streisand, Carly Simon, Steven Soderbergh, Quincy Jones, Christopher Walken, Sir Tim Rice, Joe Torre, Woody Allen, John Lithgow, Lucie Arnaz, Ann-Margret, Sir Howard Stringer, Kelli O'Hara, Brian D'Arcy James, Idina Menzel, Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager, and others.
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With English SDH subtitles.
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Not rated.
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DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.

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