American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Film Interviewees

Air date: 02/19/2019

American Masters – Sammy Davis, Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me

Premieres Tuesday, February 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) with exclusive bonus performance footage

Available on DVD February 19 via PBS Distribution

Streams Wednesday, February 20 via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS apps

 

Film Interviewees

(in alphabetical order)

 

Featured Interviews:

  • Burt Boyar
  • Todd Boyd
  • Leslie Bricusse
  • Bob Brown
  • Billy Crystal
  • Michael Dinwiddie
  • Gerald Early
  • Will Friedwald
  • Whoopi Goldberg
  • Margo Jefferson
  • Quincy Jones
  • David Kaufman
  • Jason King
  • Buz Kohan
  • Norman Lear
  • Baayork Lee
  • Jerry Lewis
  • Kim Novak
  • Emilie Raymond
  • Chita Rivera
  • Max Rudin
  • Donald Rumsfeld
  • George Schlatter

 

Featured Interviews (continued):

  • Arthur Silber
  • Michele Simms-Burton
  • Nancy Sinatra
  • David Steinberg
  • Charles Strouse
  • Paula Wayne

 

Clips Featuring:

  • Eddie Cantor
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Sammy Davis, Jr.
  • Arsenio Hall
  • Gregory Hines
  • Michael Jackson
  • President John F. Kennedy
  • Larry King
  • Peter Lawford
  • David Letterman
  • Dean Martin
  • Eddie Murphy
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • Carroll O’Connor
  • Dinah Shore
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Ethel Waters
  • Will Mastin Trio