• American Masters -- Remembering Hugh Hefner
    Remembering Hugh Hefner
    Hugh Hefner describes his final resting place – right next to Marilyn Monroe.
    Hugh Hefner describes his final resting place – right next to Marilyn Monroe.
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  • American Masters -- Dick Gregory and Jack Paar's Couch
    Dick Gregory and Jack Paar's Couch
    Did you know Dick Gregory was the first Black comedian to sit on the couch of ...
    Did you know Dick Gregory was the first Black comedian to sit on the couch of “The Tonight Show with Jack Paar?"
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  • American Masters -- Dick Gregory and the Chicago Playboy Club
    Dick Gregory and the Chicago Playboy Club
    The late Dick Gregory recalls when he was booked at the Chicago Playboy Club – ...
    The late Dick Gregory recalls when he was booked at the Chicago Playboy Club – the first time a black comedian was booked for a white nightclub. Warning: strong language.
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  • American Masters -- Tyrus Wong revisits Angel Island
    S31 E7: Tyrus Wong revisits Angel Island
    Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, Tyrus Wong was held in an internment camp at ...
    Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, Tyrus Wong was held in an internment camp at Angel Island in 1920. He was just a child, but remembers the struggle and uncertainty of his time there.
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  • American Masters -- How Tyrus Wong influenced the makers of "The Dam Keeper"
    S31 E7: How Tyrus Wong influenced the makers of "The Dam Keeper"
    In a new, exclusive interview, filmmakers/artists Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi ...
    In a new, exclusive interview, filmmakers/artists Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi discuss how Wong influenced them and share an excerpt from their Oscar-nominated animated short The Dam Keeper (2014).
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  • American Masters -- How Tyrus Wong got the job to animate Bambi
    S31 E7: How Tyrus Wong got the job to animate Bambi
    When he began working for Disney, Wong's role was minor and technical. Then, ...
    When he began working for Disney, Wong's role was minor and technical. Then, when a supervisor noticed his work, he was asked to create the atmosphere for the film "Bambi." Wong would go on to paint ...
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  • American Masters -- See Tyrus Wong's work in classic Warner Bros. movies
    S31 E7: See Tyrus Wong's work in classic Warner Bros. movies
    After leaving Disney, Tyrus Wong joined Warner Bros. and began painting scenes ...
    After leaving Disney, Tyrus Wong joined Warner Bros. and began painting scenes based on screenplays. He would continue working for Warner Bros. for 26 years, helping set the stage for thousands of ...
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  • American Masters -- Tyrus Wong at the advent of Chinese Modern home decor
    S31 E7: Tyrus Wong at the advent of Chinese Modern home decor
    Tyrus Wong's skillful, inspired painting made its way into homes across America ...
    Tyrus Wong's skillful, inspired painting made its way into homes across America as Chinese Modern home decor became popular. His ceramics featured flowing designs of figures and tranquil scenes in ...
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  • American Masters -- Tyrus Wong's detention as a new immigrant
    S31 E7: Tyrus Wong's detention as a new immigrant
    As a young boy, Tyrus Wong came to the United States with his father, but as ...
    As a young boy, Tyrus Wong came to the United States with his father, but as part of a grueling immigration process, was detained for a month before being allowed into the country.
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  • American Masters -- Tyrus Wong's atmospheric work gave "Bambi" its unique style
    S31 E7: Tyrus Wong's atmospheric work gave "Bambi" its unique style
    Tyrus Wong spent years honing a soft, atmospheric painting style that relied ...
    Tyrus Wong spent years honing a soft, atmospheric painting style that relied heavily on lighting and creative use of color. This unique approach gave "Bambi" its groundbreaking impressionistic style.
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  • American Masters -- Glenn Powell talks about Linklater's creativity and humility
    S31 E6: Glenn Powell talks about Linklater's creativity and humility
    On the set of "Everybody Wants Some," Glenn Powell describes the autonomy and ...
    On the set of "Everybody Wants Some," Glenn Powell describes the autonomy and creativity Richard Linklater gives actors.
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  • American Masters -- Richard Linklater's process behind "Everybody Wants Some"
    S31 E6: Richard Linklater's process behind "Everybody Wants Some"
    Take a look behind the scenes of "Everybody Wants Some" as Richard Linklater ...
    Take a look behind the scenes of "Everybody Wants Some" as Richard Linklater worked with the cast through the early stages of making the film.
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  • American Masters -- Bringing a film to life with "Everybody Wants Some"
    S31 E6: Bringing a film to life with "Everybody Wants Some"
    Visit the set of "Everybody Wants Some" and take a look into the strategy of ...
    Visit the set of "Everybody Wants Some" and take a look into the strategy of Richard Linklater's direction. In the six weeks before filming, the entire cast rehearsed together, getting to know their ...
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  • American Masters -- Linklater and Matthew McConaughey on "Dazed and Confused"
    S31 E6: Linklater and Matthew McConaughey on "Dazed and Confused"
    Richard Linklater and Matthew McConaughey talk about their collaborative work on ...
    Richard Linklater and Matthew McConaughey talk about their collaborative work on Dazed and Confused, and how it inspired the line, "Alright, Alright, Alright."
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  • American Masters -- Why Richard Linklater makes films about time
    S31 E6: Why Richard Linklater makes films about time
    Ellar Coltrane speaks about Richard Linklater's work - his focus on time, ...
    Ellar Coltrane speaks about Richard Linklater's work - his focus on time, reality, and his effort to make films about real people. Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, ...
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  • American Masters -- Matthew McConaughey on Richard Linklater as a Director
    S31 E6: Matthew McConaughey on Richard Linklater as a Director
    Editor Sandra Adair and actor Matthew McConaughey talk about Richard Linklater's ...
    Editor Sandra Adair and actor Matthew McConaughey talk about Richard Linklater's ability to capture authentic moments on the set of Dazed and Confused. Through his unique directorial approach and his ...
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  • American Masters -- Why Linklater's "Waking Life" was a groundbreaking film
    S31 E6: Why Linklater's "Waking Life" was a groundbreaking film
    Waking Life introduced an entirely new, low-budget way for Richard Linklater to ...
    Waking Life introduced an entirely new, low-budget way for Richard Linklater to make his films. Editor Sandra Adair and Kent Jones (Film Society of Lincoln Center) talk about how Linklater used DV ...
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  • American Masters -- Making "School of Rock" with Richard Linklater
    S31 E6: Making "School of Rock" with Richard Linklater
    Jack Black and Richard Linklater talk about the making of "School of Rock" and ...
    Jack Black and Richard Linklater talk about the making of "School of Rock" and how they approached studio comedy in a new way.
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  • American Masters -- Watching "Boyhood" Come to Life
    S31 E6: Watching "Boyhood" Come to Life
    Richard Linklater and the cast of "Boyhood" discuss how the film developed over ...
    Richard Linklater and the cast of "Boyhood" discuss how the film developed over time, year after year. Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater ...
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  • American Masters -- Richard Linklater's Roots with the Austin Film Society
    S31 E6: Richard Linklater's Roots with the Austin Film Society
    Richard Linklater often worked alone in his early days as a filmmaker, but he ...
    Richard Linklater often worked alone in his early days as a filmmaker, but he was looking for a community. Because of his unstoppable energy, the Austin Film Society was born.
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  • American Masters -- Remembering Jerry Lewis
    Remembering Jerry Lewis
    Beloved comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis passed away on Sunday, August 20, ...
    Beloved comedian and filmmaker Jerry Lewis passed away on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at the age of 91 in his Las Vegas home. In this never before seen interview from August 2015, Lewis discusses what his ...
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