Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

Director: Ken Burns, Lynn Novick Cast: Philip Bosco, Julie Harris

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Edward Herrmann narrates this portrait of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, as directed by renowned documentary filmmaker Ken Burns (Lewis & Clark.) The film is an assemblage of photos, film clips, TV appearances (including a 1957 The Mike Wallace Interview), home movies, and more recent footage. Interviews include Wright biographer Brendan Gill. Shown at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/2004
UPC: 0841887051378
Original Release: 1998
Rating: NR
Source: Pbs (Direct)
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame]
Time: 2:33:00
Sales rank: 1,412

Special Features

Closed Caption; Ken Burns: Making History; A conversation with Ken Burns; Charlie Rose interview with producers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frank Lloyd Wright
1. Introduction [8:36]
2. Truth Against the World [5:57]
3. Order out of Chaos [15:17]
4. Power Applied to Purpose [8:09]
5. A Temple to Man [4:16]
6. Mamah [7:42]
7. Shining Brow [16:48]
8. Lord of My Waking Dreams [12:47]
9. Credits [2:40]
1. Introduction [:39]
2. Part II [1:22]
3. The Fellowship [15:15]
4. Hosanna! A Client [13:29]
5. Just Build Me an Office Building [14:39]
6. I Can't Get Them Out Fast Enough [7:48]
7. I Am Immortal [17:56]
8. Credits [2:37]

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Frank Lloyd Wright 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I watched this documentary several years ago and was greatly impressed. The documentary provides a complete picture of Frank Lloyd Wright's professional and personal lives and along with the usual archival photographs includes a short segment from a television interview he gave late in his life. The documentary also features terrific photography of several of Wright's most important buildings. The documentary's impact is heightened by the liberal use of music from the final movement of Beethoven's Fifth Piano Concerto, a fitting choice for this particular subject.
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