American Masters Season 4
S04 E01Jul 4, 1989
Harold Clurman: A Life of Theatre Jul 4, 1989 The life of the renowned Broadway director and arts critic, as well as co-founder of New York's Group Theatre.
S04 E02Jul 11, 1989
Stella Adler: Awake and Dream! Jul 11, 1989 A retrospective on the career of one of America's finest teachers of acting technique.
S04 E03Aug 1, 1989
Satchmo: The Life of Louis Armstrong Aug 1, 1989 The evolution and extraordinary musical creations of the nation's best-known jazz musician.
S04 E04Aug 15, 1989
James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket Aug 15, 1989 The noted author, his battles against racism, and its expression in his books.
S04 E05Aug 18, 1989
Celebrating Bird: The Triumph of Charlie Parker Aug 18, 1989 A biographical documentary on the short-lived career of brilliant jazz musician Charlie Parker. Features his only television appearance and rare concert footage. Includes cameos by such greats as Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, and Charles Mingus.
S04 E06Sep 12, 1989
Jasper Johns: Ideas in Paint Sep 12, 1989 The mind of a famed neo-abstractionist painter as it expresses itself on canvas.
S04 E07Sep 19, 1989
Mort Sahl: The Loyal Opposition Sep 19, 1989 The biting comedic satire of Mort Sahl and his rise to prominence in the 1960s.
S04 E08Sep 26, 1989
W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult Sep 26, 1989 The work of the provacative photographer for Life magazine.
S04 E09Nov 16, 1989
Harold Lloyd: The Third Genius Nov 16, 1989 Profile of the comedy standout from the silent era who is often mentioned third behind Chaplin and Keaton.
S04 E10Dec 21, 1989
Milos Forman: Portrait Dec 21, 1989 The movies of the Academy Award-winning motion picture maker.