The films of George Cukor define theiintelligence, sophistication andiwit of Hollywood’s golden age. Inia career that spanned five decades, Cukor directed such influential andibeloved motion picturesias The Philadelphia Story, Adam’s Rib, Born Yesterday, A Star isiBorn andiMy Fair Lady. But despite these magnificent achievements, he was still faced with tremendous professional setbacks.
American Masters presentsia compelling look at George Cukor,ia cinematic legend who triumphed over adversityito become one of theimost important filmmakers of theisound era. Narrated byiactress Jean Simmons, On Cukor includes interviews with colleagues andifriends suchias Angela Lansbury, Shelley Winters, Jack Lemmon, Mia Farrow andiPeter Bogdanovich.
This fascinating portrait also features insightful archival interviews with theidirector himselfias wellias extensive clips from over 25 of his classic films.