A President To Remember first broadcast on HBO in 2011
The Sunship Game now available on DVD on Amazon.com.
For the first time, a historic DVD package of 10 groundbreaking documentary films by the inventor of American Cinéma Vérité... a style of filmaking in which a camera freely travels with its subject and covers events as they unfold.
These films are fresh from being restored, and most have not been available, or seen, since the dates of their original broadcast beginning in 1960 through 2008.
JFK and Jacqueline campaign in Wisconsin
ON THE POLE: EDDIE SACHS
The fastest man races at Indianapolis
MOONEY VS. FOWLE
Top high school coaches clash in Miami’s Orange Bowl
Lawyers plead for the life of a murderer
A girl in the Dimitri Mitropoulos piano competition
A young Jane Fonda struggles in a leading role on Broadway
Captain Blackburn’s transatlantic flight on his 60th birthday
A couple in love, with a baby they love, fall into addiction
MAN WHO DANCES
America’s greatest male dancer flirts with ruin at the New York City Ballet
A PRESIDENT TO REMEMBER
A close, candid view of JFK’s political life
10-DVD Set - $995
About Robert Drew - As an editor at LIFE, Robert Drew specialized in the candid still picture essay. As a Nieman Fellow at Harvard he worked out theories for a film making based on candid photography in motion pictures. He assembled a group of journalists and filmmakers -- among them Richard Leacock, Gregory Shuker, D.A. Pennebaker, James Lipscomb, Hope Ryden, Mike Jackson, Tom Bywaters, Anne Drew. Robert Drew managed the engineering of lightweight cameras and recorders and developed editing techniques to allow stories to tell themselves through characters in action.
"Wherever people work hard, play hard, care very much, we can make a more powerful film." -- Robert Drew