Originally scheduled to air Nov. 27th, 1963, but preempted during the JFK assassination TV coverage. This retrospective reported by Harry Reasoner examines the changes in the movie industry over the past decade. Those interviewed are Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn, Angie Dickinson, Dolores Del Rio, George Stevens, John Huston, Otto Preminger, Fred Zinnermann, Carl Foreman, Stanley Margulies, George Englund, Abby Mann and Charles Lederer.
Host and narrator James Garner takes us behind the scenes inside many studios and inside the minds and hearts of the makers of movies. Insights are provided by Debbie Reynolds, Anthony Quinn, Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Jules Dassin, Fred Zinnemann, Peter Ustinov, J. Lee Thompson, Sammy Davis Jr., Tony Perkins, J.P. Miller, Arthur Hiller, Bernard Wicki, Stanley
Kramer, Samuel Bronston, and Robert Lawrence.
The Movie Premiere of "A Man For All Seasons," starring Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, and Paul Scofield. Directed by Fred Zinnemann. Live from the Music Hall in Beverley Hills, California.
The movie won the award for best picture at the 39th Academy Awards, Fred Zinnemann won the award for best director, and Paul Scofield won the best actor award. Broadcast on WNEW-TV Channel 5 in New York City.
Host: Bill Welch
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