World On A String
|01||The Cotton Club Years||20000530||This programme features arcHIVe recordings of Arlen singing his own songs and recalling his early years at NEW YORK's Cotton Club.|
|02||The Hollywood Career||20000606||This programme focuses on Arlen's move from NEW YORK to Hollywood, where he wrote one of the most memorable songs in `The Wizard of Oz'.|
With performances by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland.
|03||The Broadway Career||20000613||This programme focuses on Arlen's success on Broadway, where he first made his name.|
With performances by Barbara Cook, Bert Lahr and Tony Bennett.
|04 LAST||The Final Years||20000620||The series ends with a look at the last period of Arlen's life, years that were overshadowed by continued ill health and loneliness.|
With songs performed by Lena Horne, Barbara Streisand and Judy Garland, and contributions from his son Sam.