The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story

  • 1996




52 %
$ 0 Million

The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story is a 1996 English-language Documentary Biography film written and directed by Susan Warms Dryfoos and produced by Angelo Corrao and Susan Warms Dryfoos. The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirshfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people - many in the entertainment industry - over a span of than sixty years. He is still drawing in his nineties. His interesting domestic life, political, and cultural views are highlights. In addition, he talks about himself a bit - seriously and lightly.(At one point he he claims that his only form of exercise has been to live in his Manhattan townhouse: stairs). He drives his car around Manhattan - an adventure in itself. Brief interviews with, and reminiscences of many friends and associates. Written by Eileen Berdon. The line king: the al hirschfeld story features Julie Andrews, Lauren Bacall, Carol Channing, Cy Coleman, Joan Collins, and Katharine Hepburn. Cinematography was done by Dick Blofson and Jeffrey Grunther and editing by Angelo Corrao. The motion picture has a running time of 86 minutes. It was released on 27th September 1996. The movie made a box office gross of $0 million. Distribution rights for the film were acquired by Castle Hill Productions.

Release Date 27 SEP 1996
Run Time 1 HOUR 26 MINUTES
Language

English

Genre

Documentary , Biography

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