The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story (1996)
Release : 1996-09-27
Genre : Documentary
Runtime : 86 minutes
Cast : Al Hirschfeld, Lauren Bacall, Carol Channing, Julie Andrews
Descriptions The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story
The childhood, adolescence, and incredible adult years of Al Hirschfeld, celebrated creator of thousands of line drawings of famous people – many in the entertainment industry – over a span of more than sixty years. He is still drawing in his nineties. His interesting domestic life, political, and cultural views are highlights. In addition, he talks about himself a bit – seriously and lightly.(At one point he he claims that his only form of exercise has been to live in his Manhattan townhouse: stairs). He drives his car around Manhattan – an adventure in itself. Brief interviews with, and reminiscences of many friends and associates.