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Fame in the Twentieth Century (1993– )

TV Series50 min.Documentary
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An examination of the nature of fame in the twentieth century.

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  • Clive James's primary photoClive James Presenter  Less 128,860
  • Muhammad Ali's primary photoMuhammad Ali Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 14,637
  • Benny Andersson's primary photoBenny Andersson Himself - ABBA (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 48,994
  • Lucille Ball's primary photoLucille Ball Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,000
  • Marlon Brando's primary photoMarlon Brando Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 685
  • Fidel Castro's primary photoFidel Castro Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 42,657
  • Sean Connery's primary photoSean Connery Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 612
  • Walter Cronkite's primary photoWalter Cronkite Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 30,444
  • Doris Day's primary photoDoris Day Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 3,450
  • Charles de Gaulle's primary photoCharles de Gaulle Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 175,427
  • Robert De Niro's primary photoRobert De Niro Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 306
  • James Dean's primary photoJames Dean Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,700
  • Duke of Windsor's primary photoDuke of Windsor Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 204,846
  • Sigmund Freud's primary photoSigmund Freud Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 135,739
  • Agnetha Fältskog's primary photoAgnetha Fältskog Herself - ABBA (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 73,312
  • Judy Garland's primary photoJudy Garland Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,650
  • Mikhail Gorbachev's primary photoMikhail Gorbachev Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 60,541
  • Cary Grant's primary photoCary Grant Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,206
  • George Harrison's primary photoGeorge Harrison Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 10,912
  • Patricia Hearst's primary photoPatricia Hearst Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 16,543
  • Adolf Hitler's primary photoAdolf Hitler Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 12,502
  • Rock Hudson's primary photoRock Hudson Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 4,135
  • Michael Jackson's primary photoMichael Jackson Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 3,605
  • Grace Kelly's primary photoGrace Kelly Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,708
  • Jacqueline Kennedy's primary photoJacqueline Kennedy Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 18,825
  • John F. Kennedy's primary photoJohn F. Kennedy Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 15,466
  • Robert F. Kennedy's primary photoRobert F. Kennedy Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 55,470
  • Henry Kissinger's primary photoHenry Kissinger Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 47,058
  • Bruce Lee's primary photoBruce Lee Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,775
  • John Lennon's primary photoJohn Lennon Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 9,318
  • Anni-Frid Lyngstad's primary photoAnni-Frid Lyngstad Herself - ABBA (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 52,215
  • Madonna's primary photoMadonna Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,071
  • Paul McCartney's primary photoPaul McCartney Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 5,589
  • Steve McQueen's primary photoSteve McQueen Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 981
  • Marilyn Monroe's primary photoMarilyn Monroe Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,457
  • Richard Nixon's primary photoRichard Nixon Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 17,648
  • Aristotle Onassis's primary photoAristotle Onassis Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 69,138
  • Lee Harvey Oswald's primary photoLee Harvey Oswald Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 52,870
  • Pelé's primary photoPelé Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 20,621
  • Eva Perón's primary photoEva Perón Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 50,446
  • Elvis Presley's primary photoElvis Presley Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 3,213
  • Prince Charles's primary photoPrince Charles Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 35,121
  • Princess Diana's primary photoPrincess Diana Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 12,794
  • Queen Elizabeth II's primary photoQueen Elizabeth II Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 16,942
  • Ronald Reagan's primary photoRonald Reagan Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,908
  • Eleanor Roosevelt's primary photoEleanor Roosevelt Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 89,320
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt's primary photoFranklin D. Roosevelt Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 44,755
  • Jack Ruby's primary photoJack Ruby Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 137,448
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger's primary photoArnold Schwarzenegger Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 399
  • Brooke Shields's primary photoBrooke Shields Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,280
  • Frank Sinatra's primary photoFrank Sinatra Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 4,084
  • Sylvester Stallone's primary photoSylvester Stallone Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 291
  • Ringo Starr's primary photoRingo Starr Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 8,020
  • Barbra Streisand's primary photoBarbra Streisand Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2,204
  • Elizabeth Taylor's primary photoElizabeth Taylor Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1,680
  • Björn Ulvaeus's primary photoBjörn Ulvaeus Himself - ABBA (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 56,642
  • Rudolph Valentino's primary photoRudolph Valentino Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 7,718
  • Andy Warhol's primary photoAndy Warhol Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 12,363
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