Recommandez "Living Famously"
à un autre utilisateur
Recommandez ce contenu à un autre utilisateur, il verra votre message lors de sa prochain connexion.
|S01E03||Grace Kelly||28/11/2002||Featuring the story of how Grace Kelly, the daughter of a Philadelphia self-made millionaire, became Princess Grace of Monaco.|
|S01E06||Anthony Quinn||14/01/2003||Documentary on the life and times of two-time Academy Award winning actor, Anthony Quinn.|
|S01E07||Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy||15/01/2003||The story of Laurel and Hardy, one of the best-loved comedy duos of all time, from their origins in British vaudeville to their heyday as the first real comedy stars of the sound era. With contributions from friends, family and colleagues.|
|S01E09||Alfred Hitchcock||20/01/2003||The life and work of legendary film director Alfred Hitchcock is featured, from his early years in east London to Hollywood fame.|
|S01E11||Keith Moon||22/01/2003||Changing the face of rock drumming, Keith Moon exploded (quite literally) into the drumming world, finally bringing drumming to the forefront of the band. Like his style or not, his crazy antics paved the way for modern rock drumming.|
|S01E15||James Dean||28/01/2003||TV biopic of James Dean with rare archival footage of Dean, and candid new interview footage with Dean friends William Bast, Betsy Palmer, and Dean family members.|
|S01E25||Dusty Springfield||25/02/2003||Living Famously traces the story of the dramatic life and career of British pop diva Dusty Springfield. Singer Kiki Dee, producer Pete Waterman, club promoter Peter Stringfellow and backing musician Derek Wadsworth are amongst those interviewed. Dusty's singing career began in 1958 when, at the age of 19, she replied to an ad in The Stage to join female vocal trio, The Lana Sisters. They had a number of minor hits and toured the UK supporting established artists. Dusty quit the group in 1959 to team up with her brother Tom and friend, Tim Field, to form The Springfields. But by 1962 Dusty was becoming frustrated with the musical direction of The Springfields. Very much the star of the group, it was no surprise when she went solo. Dusty's solo career was immediately successful, with a complete change of musical direction and visual reinvention. I Only Want to be With You was the first of a string of hit singles that were to make Dusty the most successful British female singer of the 1960s. She went on to release 15 consecutive top 20 singles during the 1960s and became established as one of the country's leading artists. By the end of the 1960s, Dusty had unparalleled status as an interpreter of other people's songs. Established songwriters like Carole King would send unreleased demo tapes for Dusty to rearrange and re-record. But, despite her success in Britain, Dusty longed to make it in the land of her idols, America. Aiming to capitalise on her growing profile there, she signed with Jerry Wexler's Atlantic Records to produce her first US recorded album, Dusty in Memphis. But, though critically acclaimed, and including the hit single, Son of a Preacher Man, the album wasn't a commercial success. And, although Dusty moved to America following the album's release in 1970, her ambition to become the 'white Aretha' was destined to falter. After several years of living in LA without commercial success, Dusty returned to|