Season 19 - American Masters (1985)
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Season 19 Series:

11 May 2005
S19, Ep1 - James Dean: Sense Memories


Documentary exploring the last 18 months of James Dean's acting career.
29 Jun 2005
S19, Ep2 - Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice


Filmmaker Stanley Nelson captures the history of African-American a cappella group Sweet Honey In The Rock and follows their 30th anniversary concert tour. The film includes footage from concerts, rehearsals, the tour bus and the daily life of the members: Carol Maillard seeing her son off to his high school prom, Nitanju Bolade Casel singing to her son in the morning, Ysaye Maria Barnwell leading a community singing workshop. After Bernice Johnson Reagon announces her retirement, the other members of Sweet Honey hold auditions for a new member. The movie includes the...
S19, Ep3 - Episode #19.3


20 Jul 2005
S19, Ep4 - Bob Newhart: Unbuttoned


07 Sep 2005
S19, Ep5 - Willa Cather: The Road Is All


This documentary tells the story of a woman who invented herself from scratch. As a child, Willa Cather was taken from her comfortable home in Virginia into the wild Nebraska frontier--a place so vast and empty she felt "erased." Cather survived and even thrived on the plains, eventually pioneering her way east to New York City where she wrote her great novels: O Pioneers!, The Song of the Lark, My Antonia, Death Comes For the Archbishop and the Pulitzer Prize-winning One of Ours. Willa Cather: The Road Is All is a story of the transforming power of art, illustrating ...
14 Sep 2005
S19, Ep6 - Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea


27 Sep 2005
S19, Ep7 - No Direction Home: Bob Dylan


A chronicle of Bob Dylan's strange evolution between 1961 and 1966 from folk singer to protest singer to "voice of a generation" to rock star.