American Masters Season 16
S16 E01Oct 8, 2001
Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies Oct 8, 2001 The story of the dreams and accomplishments of Samuel Goldwyn, a determined immigrant who founded a Hollywood movie dynasty.
S16 E02Oct 15, 2001
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams Oct 15, 2001 An examination of the themes and characters of the noted novelist.
S16 E03Oct 22, 2001
Richard Rodgers: The Sweetest Sounds Oct 22, 2001 The remarkable songs of America's best-known composer of music for the stage.
S16 E04Nov 19, 2001
Quincy Jones: In the Pocket Nov 19, 2001 Profile of the career of the ground-breaking musician and producer.
S16 E05Nov 29, 2001
Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records Nov 29, 2001 The story of how Sam Phillips founded the record company that pulled together some of the early legends of American Rock 'n' Roll.
S16 E06Dec 17, 2001
Merce Cunningham: A Lifetime of Dance Dec 17, 2001 A biography of one of the 20th century's most innovative choreographers.
S16 E07Feb 20, 2002
Ralph Ellison: An American Journey Feb 20, 2002 The impact of African-American author Ellison on the state of culture and literature in the United States.
S16 E08Mar 2, 2002
Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer Mar 2, 2002 The colorful life of the choreographer and performer who has often been acknowledged as America's most powerful and athletic dancer.