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Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick

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Narrated by actor Alec Baldwin, this documentary profiles the adventurous, contentious, and very talented director William Wellman 1896-1975. Ambulance driver for the French Foreign Legion and decorated American pilot in World War I, Wellman later became a barnstorming stunt pilot, but found his true calling directing such classic Hollywood films as Wings, Public Enemy, A Star Is Born, Beau Geste, The Ox-Bow Incident, and The High and the Mighty. Highlights include clips from his movies and interviews with or ...
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Overview

Narrated by actor Alec Baldwin, this documentary profiles the adventurous, contentious, and very talented director William Wellman 1896-1975. Ambulance driver for the French Foreign Legion and decorated American pilot in World War I, Wellman later became a barnstorming stunt pilot, but found his true calling directing such classic Hollywood films as Wings, Public Enemy, A Star Is Born, Beau Geste, The Ox-Bow Incident, and The High and the Mighty. Highlights include clips from his movies and interviews with or clips featuring Clint Eastwood, Robert Mitchum, Gregory Peck, Martin Scorsese, Mike Connors, Nancy Davis, James Garner, Darryl Hickman, Arthur Hiller, Tab Hunter, Richard Widmark, Robert Wise, Jane Wyman, and others.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/25/2013
  • UPC: 738329115920
  • Original Release: 1995
  • Rating:

  • Source: Kino Video
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:33:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 65,746

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Alec Baldwin Voice Only
Michael Connors Participant
Clint Eastwood Participant
John Andrew Gallagher Participant
James Garner Participant
Darryl Hickman Participant
Arthur Hiller Participant
Tab Hunter Participant
Howard W. Koch Participant
Tom Laughlin Participant
Burgess Meredith Participant
Robert Mitchum Participant
Harry Morgan Participant
Gregory Peck Participant
Sidney Poitier Participant
Nancy Reagan Participant
Charles "Buddy" Rogers Participant
Tony Scott Participant
Robert Stack Participant
Michael Wayne Participant
Dorothy Wellman Participant
William Wellman Jr. Participant
James Whitmore Participant
Richard Widmark Participant
Robert Wise Participant
Jane Wyman
Robert Redford Participant
Martin Scorsese Participant
Technical Credits
Todd Robinson Director, Screenwriter
David Bell Score Composer
Kenneth A. Carlson Producer
Leslie Jones Editor
Frank T. Thompson Associate Producer
William Wellman Jr. Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick - The Life and Times of William A. Wellman
1. Intuitive Talent [:09]
2. WWI [9:11]
3. Wings [8:17]
4. The Public Enemy [10:59]
5. Loner [10:40]
6. The Ox-Bow Incident [9:34]
7. The Story Of G.I. Joe [10:48]
8. Yellow Sky [8:58]
9. Lafayette Escadrille [11:20]
10. The End [8:01]
11. Chapter 11 [5:48]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Wild Bill: Hollywood Maverick - The Life and Times of William A. Wellman
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   Chapters
   Trailers
      Nothing Sacred
      A Star Is Born
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