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Excerpts from 'American Masters – Woody Allen: A Documentary'

By Michelle Michalos
Thursday, November 17th, 2011
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Photo by Brian Hamill, courtesy of MGM

In American Masters’ upcoming documentary on Woody Allen, the film legend allows his life and creative process to be documented on-camera for the first time. The two-part film follows Allen’s career,  spanning over 40 years, and tracks his story from his childhood and first professional gigs as a teen to his most recent box office hit, Midnight in Paris.

Check out Woody Allen’s “My New York” feature on MetroFocus.

Join THIRTEEN for a look at some of the most memorable New York moments in Allen’s films.

American Masters — Woody Allen: A Documentary airs Sunday, November 20 and Monday, November 21 at 9 p.m. on THIRTEEN.

Get a closer look at the film with these excerpts:

When Woody Met Diane: See what happened when Woody Allen first met Diane Keaton and learn what they both first thought of each other.

Woody Allen at Taminent: Woody Allen describes how he began writing comedy sketches at the Tamiment, a Poconos resort.

Woody’s Improv – The Punatorium: Dick Cavett recalls Woody Allen’s legendary improvisation skills.


  • BEVERLY KINGSLEY

    DEAR SIR OR MADAM,

    I’M MORTIFIED……..I LOOKED FORWARD TO THIS DOCUMENTARY ALL WEEK ( I GET YOU EMAIL) AND
    I PRESENTLY HAVE A T.V. POWER OUTAGE SINCE 8:30 PM AND CANNOT VIEW THE PROGRAM.

    I MUST MUST MUST KNOW WHEN YOU WILL AIR IT AGAIN. I ALWAYS THOUGHT HE WAS THE BEST AND ALL OF HIS CASTS AS WELL. KUDOS

    MANY THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION. BEVERLY KINGSLEY

  • BEVERLY KINGSLEY

    HOPING I WILL HEAR FROM YOU SOON REGARDING MY FIRST EMAIL. THANK YOU.

  • Ben@thirteen.org

    Beverly:
    American Masters: Woody Allen: A Documentary will air again on Thanksgiving Day starting at 9:30pm. We hope you can watch.

  • edith kaplan

    I LOVED THE MASTERS DOCUMENTARY ON WOODY. THANK YOU.

  • bernard Rosenkrantz

    Is there any chance that Wood Allen parts 1 and 2 will be shown again?

  • Arnold S. Mintz

    Please let me know when the documentary will be shown again, as I missed Part I and also, will it be available for purchase or as a donation gift in the future?

    Thanks you very muich.