• American Masters -- Ricky Jay and Art Spiegelman in Conversation
    S29 E1: Ricky Jay and Art Spiegelman in Conversation
    This web-extra feature is a Hammer Conversation with Ricky Jay and Art ...
    This web-extra feature is a Hammer Conversation with Ricky Jay and Art Spiegelman, from the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles on November 17, 2007. Sleight-of-hand magician Ricky Jay and cartoonist Art ...
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  • American Masters -- Ricky Jay Remembers Mentor Dai Vernon
    S29 E1: Ricky Jay Remembers Mentor Dai Vernon
    "If I had never seen him do magic he'd be the most remarkable person I ever ...
    "If I had never seen him do magic he'd be the most remarkable person I ever met," say Ricky Jay of his friend and mentor, the magician Dai Vernon (1894 -1992), also known as "Professor." A remarkable ...
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  • American Masters -- Ricky Jay on Ways of Learning: Books and Teachers
    S29 E1: Ricky Jay on Ways of Learning: Books and Teachers
    "I’ve collected thousands of books in my life about magic technique. But I ...
    "I’ve collected thousands of books in my life about magic technique. But I believe that the real key to learning is personally. It’s almost like the sensei master relationship in the martial ...
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  • American Masters -- Ricky Jay on His Mentor: Charlie Miller
    S29 E1: Ricky Jay on His Mentor: Charlie Miller
    Ricky Jay learned much from magician Charlie Miller about how to refine his ...
    Ricky Jay learned much from magician Charlie Miller about how to refine his practice and make a move better each time he performs it. Despite the extreme repetition and level of questioning Miller ...
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Molly Bernstein on Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice
    S29 E1: Filmmaker Molly Bernstein on Ricky Jay: Deceptive Practice
    Filmmaker Molly Bernstein describes her astonishment the first time she saw ...
    Filmmaker Molly Bernstein describes her astonishment the first time she saw Ricky Jay perform. It led her to learn more about sleight-of-hand and the history of magic. She and her partner eventually ...
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  • American Masters -- Sleight of Hand and Three-Card Monte with Ricky Jay
    S29 E1: Sleight of Hand and Three-Card Monte with Ricky Jay
    At a performance in London, Ricky Jay demonstrates three-card monte in his ...
    At a performance in London, Ricky Jay demonstrates three-card monte in his one-man show, "Ricky Jay and his 52 Assistants," which premiered Off-Broadway in 1994. Jay considers himself lucky to feel ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby Sings with the Crosby Boys
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby Sings with the Crosby Boys
    Bing Crosby sings the African-American spiritual "Joshua Fit the Battle of ...
    Bing Crosby sings the African-American spiritual "Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho" with three of his sons on his television special in 1960. Crosby's first four sons --- Gary, twins Dennis and ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby, Maurice Chevalier and Carol Lawrence Perform
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby, Maurice Chevalier and Carol Lawrence Perform
    Bing Crosby, French entertainer Maurice Chevalier and musical theater actress ...
    Bing Crosby, French entertainer Maurice Chevalier and musical theater actress Carol Lawrence sing "Riding High" during Crosby's television special in 1961. This film outtake is from American Masters - ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby and Maurice Chevalier Duet
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby and Maurice Chevalier Duet
    Legends Bing Crosby and French entertainer Maurice Chevalier sing "I'm Glad I'm ...
    Legends Bing Crosby and French entertainer Maurice Chevalier sing "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore" from the film "Gigi" on Bing Crosby's television special in 1961. This film outtake is from American ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby's Innovations in Technology
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby's Innovations in Technology
    Not only was Crosby a multimedia star, he advanced the technology to record ...
    Not only was Crosby a multimedia star, he advanced the technology to record music and make television --- such as the laugh track. Filmmaker Robert Trachtenberg describes how his crew was able to ...
    0:04:44
  • American Masters -- Web Exclusive: Bing Crosby Roasts Film Director Raoul Walsh
    S28 E10: Web Exclusive: Bing Crosby Roasts Film Director Raoul Walsh
    In this exclusive outtake from Bing Crosby Rediscovered, hear ...
    In this exclusive outtake from Bing Crosby Rediscovered, hear never-before-released audio of Bing Crosby singing the lyrics he penned to roast Hollywood director Raoul Walsh. The filming of "Going ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby Performs "The Second Time Around"
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby Performs "The Second Time Around"
    In this web exclusive, see Bing Crosby's full performance of "The Second Time ...
    In this web exclusive, see Bing Crosby's full performance of "The Second Time Around" (music by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn). A clip of this song from Crosby's television special in 1961 is seen ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby, An All-Purpose Singer
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby, An All-Purpose Singer
    Bing Crosby recorded thousands of songs during the height of his career. Singer ...
    Bing Crosby recorded thousands of songs during the height of his career. Singer and pianist Michael Feinstein and Ken Barnes, who wrote songs with Crosby in the 1970s, talk about Crosby's prolific ...
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  • American Masters -- Crosby Family Remembers Bing
    S28 E10: Crosby Family Remembers Bing
    In this exclusive clip, Bing Crosby's family reflects on his life as a performer ...
    In this exclusive clip, Bing Crosby's family reflects on his life as a performer and family man. Hear all surviving members of Crosby’s immediate family — his wife Kathryn, daughter Mary and sons ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby and David Bowie Christmas Duet
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby and David Bowie Christmas Duet
    Bing Crosby and David Bowie sing a duet in Crosby's Christmas television special ...
    Bing Crosby and David Bowie sing a duet in Crosby's Christmas television special in 1977. See their performance of "The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth" and find out what it took to get Bowie to ...
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  • American Masters -- The Road Films: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope
    S28 E10: The Road Films: Bing Crosby and Bob Hope
    At the age of 37, Bing Crosby had 24 films behind him and his Hollywood career ...
    At the age of 37, Bing Crosby had 24 films behind him and his Hollywood career was at a crossroads. He found the perfect comedic partner in Bob Hope, with whom he had first performed on stage in 1932. ...
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Interview: Bing Crosby Rediscovered
    S28 E10: Filmmaker Interview: Bing Crosby Rediscovered
    Director Robert Trachtenberg worked with the Bing Crosby estate to bring a ...
    Director Robert Trachtenberg worked with the Bing Crosby estate to bring a wealth of audio recordings and images to the public from the first time. In this interview he speaks about the challenge of ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin Sing Together
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Dean Martin Sing Together
    America's most famous crooners --- Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin ...
    America's most famous crooners --- Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin --- sing "The Oldest Established" song from the musical Guys and Dolls. This web-exclusive clip captures the three ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby's Charity and "Take Care of" List
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby's Charity and "Take Care of" List
    Bing Crosby used his fame and wealth to help friends, acquaintances and ...
    Bing Crosby used his fame and wealth to help friends, acquaintances and strangers in ways both public and nearly invisible. In this web-exclusive outtake, Crosby's biographer Gary Giddins describes ...
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  • American Masters -- Bing Crosby's Style of Singing
    S28 E10: Bing Crosby's Style of Singing
    Bing Crosby sang as if he were addressing only one person with his voice. "What ...
    Bing Crosby sang as if he were addressing only one person with his voice. "What Bing created was the art of intimacy," says singer Tony Bennett. Entertainer Michael Feinstein uses the song "Moonlight ...
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  • American Masters -- The Powerful Memory of Music
    S28 E8: The Powerful Memory of Music
    Serving in Vietnam and the music of the era are inextricably linked for veteran ...
    Serving in Vietnam and the music of the era are inextricably linked for veteran and author Tim O'Brien (b. 1946). "One of my most powerful memories of Vietnam has nothing to do with bullets and ...