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George Cukor

on BBC Two England

The Men who Made the Movies
BBC2 looks at the films of George Cukor , one of the most elegant and witty of American directors.
CUKOR has a reputation for being an actor's director, and he has undoubtedly drawn many memorable performances from a whole range of stars. W. C. Fields in David Copperfield , Garbo in Camille, John Barrymore in Bill of Divorcement, Tracy and Hepburn in Adam's Rib and Pat and Mike, Judy Garland in A Star is Born-these are just a few examples of Cukor's outstanding achievement. The programme includes excerpts from Bill of Divorcement, Born Yesterday, Holiday, Royal Family of Broadway, Philadelphia Story, David Copperfield , Camille, Dinner at Eight, Little Women, Adam's
Rib, The Actress, Double Life and A Star is Born, and an interview with George Cukor himself.
Narrated by CLIFF ROBERTSON
Written, directed and produced by RICHARD SCHICKEL A WNET production

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George Cukor
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David Copperfield
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John Barrymore
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Judy Garland
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David Copperfield
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George Cukor
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Cliff Robertson
Produced By:
Richard Schickel

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