Casting agent Marion Dougherty had a knack for discovering talent. During her decades-long career, she plucked many now-iconic actors out of obscurity, among them James Dean, Warren Beatty, Robert Redford, Christopher Walken and Glenn Close. With strong, original opinions about authenticity, Dougherty turned the old studio system on its head and helped usher in the new Hollywood through the casting of landmark films like Midnight Cowboy, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and Bonny and Clyde.
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Snapshot: The Art of Photography
This six-part series showcases innovative Canadian photographers from across the creative spectrum.
A Long Journey Home
Canadian soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian sets off on an emotional journey to her ancestral homeland of Armenia, where she performs traditional music against the backdrop of its...
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene
Grahame Greene's 50 books - including The Quiet American, The End of the Affair and The Third Man - sold tens of millions of copies, yet he remains...
Karsh is History
Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of some of Yousuf Karsh's most famous images, this film portrays Karsh's singular career and illuminates the myriad meanings we...
Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive
Perfectionist, practical joker, and one of the all-time greatest exponents of jazz, Oscar Peterson is unlike any music legend that ever was or ever...
Che Guevara - The Body & The Legend
Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara, the world’s most famous revolutionary was killed in October 1967, under mysterious circumstances. Today, 40 years later, his image...
How the Devil Got His Horns: A Diabolical Tale
There is no description of the devil’s appearance in the Bible, so where did the familiar red, horned and tailed figure come from? Art...