American Masters Season 1
S01 E01Jun 24, 1986
Private Conversations: On the Set of 'Death of a Salesman' Jun 24, 1986 A behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman for television.
S01 E02Jul 1, 1986
Philip Johnson, Self Portrait Jul 1, 1986 One of America's best-known architects is profiled, with emphasis on his early career and his later movement away from minimalism.
S01 E03Jul 8, 1986
Katherine Anne Porter: The Eye of Memory Jul 8, 1986 A biography of the well-known social critic and author Katherine Anne Porter.
S01 E04Jul 15, 1986
The Unknown Chaplin (1) Jul 15, 1986 An in-depth treatment of the life and sensibilities of the innovative silent film superstar Charlie Chaplin.
S01 E05Jul 22, 1986
The Unknown Chaplin (2) Jul 22, 1986 An in-depth treatment of the life and sensibilities of the innovative silent film superstar Charlie Chaplin.
S01 E06Jul 29, 1986
The Unknown Chaplin (3) Jul 29, 1986 An in-depth treatment of the life and sensibilities of the innovative silent film superstar Charlie Chaplin.
S01 E07Aug 5, 1986
Billie Holiday: The Long Night of Lady Day Aug 5, 1986 A biography of Billie Holiday, one of America's most unique and emotional jazz singers and the tragic end of her life at an early age.
S01 E08Aug 12, 1986
James Levine: A Life in Music Aug 12, 1986 The musical career of the long-time conductor of New York City's Metropolitan Opera as reflected by following his normal working day on camera.
S01 E09Aug 19, 1986
Aaron Copland: A Self Portrait Aug 19, 1986 One of America's signature classical composers and the unique elements he incorporated into his pieces.
S01 E10Aug 26, 1986
Thomas Eakins: A Motion Portrait Aug 26, 1986 The strikingly realistic and unsentimental paintings of the noted artist from Philadelphia.
S01 E11Sep 2, 1986
Georgia O'Keeffe Sep 2, 1986 A profile of the noted American artist originally produced to celebrate her 90th birthday.
S01 E12Sep 9, 1986
Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts Sep 9, 1986 An examination of the life and work of the intellectually serious and talented playwright and his impact on the world of theater.