A personal journey with Martin Scorsese through American movies

British Film Institute, Channel Four (Great Britain)

DVD - 2000

Featuring a wealth of extracts from famous and infamous American movies, Scorsese offers a provocative multifaceted portrait of Hollywood film directors as he charts a comprehensive course through the rich history of the American cinema.

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Century of cinema
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
[United States] : Burbank, CA : Miramax Home Entertainment ; distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment [2000?]
Item Description
Originally broadcast on Channel Four Television in 1995.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (226 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital; stereo.
Not rated.
Production Credits
Editors, David Lindblom, Kenneth I. Levis ; music, Elmer Bernstein.
Corporate Authors
British Film Institute (-), Channel Four (Great Britain)
Other Authors
Martin Scorsese (-), Michael Henry Wilson, Elmer Bernstein
  • disc 1, side A. Director's dilemma: mastering the creative process
  • Director as storyteller: the Western, the Gangster film, the musical
  • disc 1, side B. Director as illusionist: controlling and mastering the technical process
  • Director as smuggler: the metaphor behind the vision
  • disc 2. Director as smuggler, cont.
  • Director as iconoclast: asserting personal expression.
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