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1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
Filmmaker Rick McKay directs this oral history about the golden age of live theater in New York City during the 1940s and '50s. The film includes interviews with the actors, singers, dancers, authors, directors and producers of some of Broadway's greatest shows, as well as reminiscences from younger actors inspired by the greats of this era. Over 100 interviews are included, from stars such as Bea Arthur, Angela Lansbury, Charles Nelson Reilly and Elaine Stritch.

Cast: Edie Adams , Beatrice Arthur , Elizabeth Ashley , Alec Baldwin , John Barrowman , Bryan Batt , Marlon Brando ,

Director: Rick McKay

Genres: Documentary, Music

Broadway, The Golden Age (2004)

Release Date: June 11th, 2004|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's one for the time capsule. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    An intriguing exploration of New York theater at the height of its glory. show more

  • 88
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    The strength of McKay's film is not in identifying a cultural period, but in giving voice to so many great theater people. Their passion is infectious, their stories are priceless and their humor is boundless. show more

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