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The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story

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Directed by Susan Warms Dryfoos
United States, 1996
Documentary, Biography
      English
      English

Synopsis

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 more than sixty years.

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One of the most recognized and beloved of caricaturists, Al Hirschfeld treated his myriad subjects—often from the world of entertainment, especially Broadway and Hollywood—with equal measures affection and teasing. A reverential exploration of a long, justifiably acclaimed career.

Synopsis

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 more than sixty years.

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The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld StoryDirected bySusan Warms Dryfoos
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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1997 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features
Chicago International Film Festival
1996 | Winner: Documentary Short (Certificate of Merit)

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