Peter Bogdanovich's Saturday Morning Pictures

Actor and director Peter Bogdanovich gives his personal view of Hollywood.

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He looks back at the golden age before the 1960s, featuring archive interviews with James Stewart, John Ford, Howard Hawks and Alfred Hitchcock

Saturday Morning Pictures

1/2. He looks back at the golden age before the 1960s, featuring archive interviews with James Stewart, John Ford, Howard Hawks and Alfred Hitchcock.

The director and historian on the golden age of Hollywood, with archive interviews.

The golden age of Hollywood, before the 1960s dawned.

American actor, author and film director Peter Bogdanovich shares his views of the movie industry in Hollywood, using his own archive of recordings. Featuring James Stewart, John Ford, Howard Hawks and Alfred Hitchcock in conversation and Cybill Shepherd reveals what it was like to have Orson Welles as a house guest.

Producer Penny Vine

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

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How Hollywood changed since 1961, with independent film-makers and the arrival of TV.

The Last Picture Show placed Peter Bogdanovich in the vanguard of what was dubbed New Hollywood.

The director and historian looks at the changes in Hollywood since his arrival there in 1961 - from the rise of independent film makers to the influence of television.

Producer Penny Vine

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2007.

Saturday Morning Pictures

2/2. He covers the period when he turned from actor and critic into a director. The Last Picture Show, his drama about small-town life, earned 8 Oscar nominations in 1971 and placed Peter in the vanguard of what was dubbed New Hollywood. Contributors include Jeff Bridges and Cybill Shepherd.

David Chase and Terence Winter talk about The Sopranos and the challenges of bringing hour-long movies to television.