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Documentary Special


Story of the motion picture industry from the advent of sound to the present.

Air Date 11/28/62
Total Run Time 1 Hr

Main Credits

Writer Marshall Flaum
Executive Producer David L. Wolper
Producer Jack Haley, Jr.
Director Jack Haley, Jr.
Editor Melvin Shapiro
Composer Elmer Bernstein
Wolper Awards

Full Credit List

Writer Marshall Flaum
Film Research Madge Reynolds
Executive Producer David L. Wolper
Producer Jack Haley, Jr.
Associate Producer Julian Ludwig
Production Executive Mel Stuart
Business Administrator Harvey Bernhard
Director Jack Haley, Jr.
Host Henry Fonda
Film Supervisor Bert Gold
Sound Engineer Jerry Ow Young
Editor Melvin Shapiro
Editorial Assistant Bud Freidgen
Sound Editor Morton Tubor
Composer Elmer Bernstein
Musical Supervision Jack Tillar
Title Design by Marvin Werlin
Opitcal Effects Modern Film Effects
Film Sources Some Like It Hot The Mirisch Co.- United Artists; "El Cid" Samuel Bronston Productions - Allied Artists; "Lawrence of Arabia" A Sam Spiegal - David Lean Production - Columbia Pictures; "Mutiny on the Bounty" An Arcola Picture presented by MGM, Taras Bulba Harold Hecht Productions - United Artists
Acknowledgements Motion Pictures Producers Association, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Paramount, Columbia, Allied Artists, Warner Brothers, Walt Disney
Special Thanks American-International Pictures, Banner Films, National Telefilm Associates, RKO General, Inc., Samuel Goldwyn Productions, United Artists Corporation
Rare archives and photos from HOLLYWOOD: THE FABULOUS ERA can be found at the David L. Wolper Center at USC
David L. Wolper Center at USC