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On Cukor

Directed by Robert Trachtenberg

USA | 85 minutes | 2000

Widely thought of as "a woman's director," legendary film director George Cukor is profiled in this this insightful documentary narrated by Jean Simmons and featuring clips from such beloved classics as The Women, The Philadelphia Story, Born Yesterday, Gaslight, Adam's Rib, A Star is Born, and his Oscar-winning My Fair Lady. The documentary uses film clips and interviews with Cukor's friends and colleagues including director Peter Bogdanovich, critic Richard Schickel, writer Fay Kanin, and Cukor's biographer Gavin Lambert himself as well as actors Mia Farrow, Shelley Winters, Angela Lansbury, Jack Lemmon, and Claire Bloom to provide a picture of the director's unique accomplishments and to trace the arc of his career.
Director Robert Trachtenberg
Countries of Production USA
Year of Presentation 2000
Language(s)
Premiere Status
Runtime 85 minutes
Principal Cast George Cukor, Peter Bogdanovich, Jean Simmons, Mia Farrow, Angela Lansbury, Jack Lemmon
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