American Masters Season 22
S22 E01Feb 27, 2008
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Feb 27, 2008 The folk music of a world-famous performer as interested in social change as in the history of American roots music.
S22 E02Apr 9, 2008
Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun Apr 9, 2008 Author Zora Neale Hurston died in poverty in 1960 but today her novels are read throughout the world. Her controversial life story is explored in this biopic.
S22 E03May 7, 2008
Marvin Gaye: What's Going On May 7, 2008 An in-depth profile of the talented but troubled star who brought more contemporary issues to soul music.
S22 E04Sep 23, 2008
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story Sep 23, 2008 Documentary about the first 85 years of Warner Bros. Studios, with scenes from hundreds of films that reflect the values, morals and attitudes of several generations, especially in the United States.
S22 E05Sep 24, 2008
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-1950) Sep 24, 2008 "Good War, Uneasy Peace (1935-50)" focuses on how Warner Bros. responded to the Great Depression and World War II, when such stars as Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis and Errol Flynn graced its pictures. Also: the post-war film noirs are explored. Included: "Casablanca," "Now, Voyager," "The Adventures of Robin Hood," "Kings Row" and "White Heat"; interviews with James Cagney, Howard Hawks, Ronald Reagan and Alexis Smith. Clint Eastwood narrates.
S22 E06Sep 25, 2008
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: A New Reality (1950-1970) Sep 25, 2008 "A New Reality (1950-70)" details how Warner Bros. fought back against TV with such innovations as CinemaScope and 3-D, as well as with such new stars as Doris Day and James Dean. Also: how a battle between Jack and Harry Warner changed the studio's direction. Included: "A Streetcar Named Desire," "East of Eden," "Cool Hand Luke," "A Face in the Crowd" and "My Fair Lady"; interviews with Warren Beatty, Elia Kazan, Kim Hunter, Arthur Penn and Carroll Baker. Clint Eastwood narrates.
S22 E07Sep 25, 2008
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: Woodstock Notions (1970-1989) Sep 25, 2008 "Woodstock Notions (1970-89)" recalls the creative renaissance of Warner Bros. during the 1970s and '80s. Included: "Mean Streets," "The Exorcist," "Superman: The Movie," "The Shining" and "Body Heat"; interviews with Dustin Hoffman, Clint Eastwood, Jack Nicholson and Robert Redford. Eastwood narrates.
S22 E08Sep 26, 2008
You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story: The Big Tent (1980-Present) Sep 26, 2008 "The Big Tent (1980-Present)" chronicles the success of Warner Bros. during the 1980s, '90s and 2000s, including Clint Eastwood's Oscar winners, "The Matrix" franchise and the Harry Potter films. Included: "The Color Purple," "Unforgiven," "Mystic River," "Michael Clayton" and "The Departed"; interviews with Tim Burton, George Clooney, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg. Eastwood narrates
S22 E09Sep 26, 2008
The Brothers Warner Sep 26, 2008 An intimate portrait of the four Warner brothers and their rise to movie-making greatness.