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Marvin Hamlisch : what he did for love

Author: Dori BerinsteinMarvin HamlischAlan DeutschJimmy O'DonnellPenelope FalkAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS Distribution, [2014] © 2014
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Composer, conductor, genius, and mensch: Marvin Hamlisch earned four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize before his untimely death, making him one of only two PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit--The way we were, Nobody does it better, and scores for The sting, Sophie's choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A chorus line, made him the go-to composer and performer for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Marvin Hamlisch
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dori Berinstein; Marvin Hamlisch; Alan Deutsch; Jimmy O'Donnell; Penelope Falk; Barbra Streisand; Quincy Jones; Carly Simon; Christopher Walken; Woody Allen; Idina Menzel; Steven Soderbergh; John Lithgow; Ann-Margret; Dramatic Forces (Firm),; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781608830329 1608830322
Language Note: With English SDH subtitles.
OCLC Number: 864715860
Notes: Originally produced in 2013 for broadcast on the television series American masters.
Special features: movie trailer; What he did for love; "At the ballet"; Genius at work; Piano man; Rent-a-composer; The musician's musician; The people's composer; The ultimate mensch; Christopher Walken on dance; Collaborating with Marvin: Kelli O'Hara; Collaborating with Marvin: Larry Hochman; Collaborating with Marvin: Matt Sklar; Collaborating with Marvin: Fran Liebergall; Whitney Garvey--midnight FAO madness; Marvin and Terre's wedding; Marvin's mentor--Jule Styne; "The glass menagerie" musical; Peter Dugan & Charles Yang--"I cannot hear the city"; Kevin Cole--a Marvin medley; Marvin Hamlisch & Ed Kleban: a beautiful collaboration.
Credits: Directors of photography, Alan Deutsch, Jimmy O'Donnell ; editor, Penelope Falk ; music, Marvin Hamlisch ; music adaptation and arrangements, Matthew Sklar.
Cast: Barbra Streisand, Quincy Jones, Carly Simon, Christopher Walken.
Performer(s): Marvin Hamlisch.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Other Titles: What he did for love
American masters (Television program)
Responsibility: a production of Dramatic Forces, LLC and Thirteen's American masters in association with WNET ; writer & director, Dori Berinstein ; producer, Dori Berinstein.

Abstract:

Composer, conductor, genius, and mensch: Marvin Hamlisch earned four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award and a Pulitzer Prize before his untimely death, making him one of only two PEGOT winners ever. Hit after hit--The way we were, Nobody does it better, and scores for The sting, Sophie's choice, and the Broadway juggernaut A chorus line, made him the go-to composer and performer for film, Broadway, every U.S. President since Reagan and concert halls worldwide. Includes interviews with Hamlisch's family, friends, and collaborators, including his wife Terre Blair Hamlisch, Barbra Streisand, Carly Simon, Steven Soderbergh, Quincy Jones, Christopher Walken, Sir Tim Rice, Joe Torre, Woody Allen, John Lithgow, Lucie Arnaz, Ann-Margret, Sir Howard Stringer, Kelli O'Hara, Brian D'Arcy James, Idina Menzel, Melissa Manchester, Carole Bayer Sager, and others.
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