New from ATO: Life Stories

New from ATO: Life Stories


Marilyn Monroe: Beyond the Legend

In Marilyn Monroe: Beyond The Legend see the ‘real’ Marilyn, drawn from some of her greatest moments on film – Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How To Marry A Millionaire, The Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot, and more. Here too are the earliest films, the home movies, archival footage, and the memories of those who knew her best, like Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Sheree North, Susan Strasberg, Don Murray, Celeste Holm and Josh Logan.

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George Best: A Genius and a Legend

Dubbed the ‘fifth Beatle’, George Best crossed the line between sportsman and celebrity, becoming the first ever British sporting superstar and pioneer whose influence can be seen to this day. Includes contributions from Michael Parkinson and Bobby Charlton, as well as footage of interviews with Best himself.

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The Worlds of Harry Connick Jr

Narrated by Harry himself in a candid look at his own life and career, this programme features interviews with jazz greats Branford and Wynton Marsalis and their father, Ellis Marsalis. Whether as a pianist or singer fronting a big band or playing the lead role in a Hollywood film, no matter the medium, Harry Connick, Jr. is a world-class entertainer.

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John Paul II in America: Uniting a Continent

Featuring rare archival footage and insightful analysis from leading figures including John Paul biographer George Weigel, Supreme Knight Carl Anderson, Cardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, and former Papal Spokesperson Joaquín Navarro-Valls. Viewers will be both intrigued and moved by this film’s unprecedented new framework for understanding one of the giants of our times.

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Clint Eastwood: The Man from Malpaso

Catapulted to international prominence by Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns, Clint Eastwood leapt from TV lead to world class movie star. Then with Dirty Harry came super stardom. But Eastwood’s goal was to get behind the camera to make great films. Including clips from his best pictures, here is his life as told by Clint himself. Included are recollections of Gene Hackman, Marsha Mason, Michael Cimino, Forest Whitaker and others.

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Margaret Thatcher: The Iron Lady

The first major documentary to look back on the life of this remarkable woman, featuring many excerpts from her powerful speeches and contributions from her colleagues, supporters and detractors. Includes unseen footage from the events that shaped modern Britain.

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James Dean: The First American Teenager

Filmed by Ray Connolly and David Puttnam, this unique documentary focuses on the life of one of the greatest icons of the 20th Century. Features footage from Dean’s greatest films and interviews with screen icons such as Sammy Davis Jnr, Dennis Hopper, and Natalie Wood.

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Michael Caine: Breaking the Mold

Born into poverty in London, when he first decided to become an actor, he was looked upon with amazement. But he persevered, starting in theater, then TV, and finally succeeding in becoming one of cinema’s most versatile stars. Included are the recollections of friends and family members such as actors Julie Walters, Bob Hoskins, Ben Kingsley, directors Lewis Gilbert and Sidney J. Furie, and Michael Caine’s wife, Shakira. Narrated by Michael Caine.

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