American Masters (1985– )
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Cary Grant: A Class Apart 

American Masters explores the life and career of Cary Grant (born Archie Leach) with celebrity interviews.
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Helen Mirren ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
Cary Grant ... Himself (archive footage)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeanine Basinger Jeanine Basinger ... Herself
Ralph Bellamy ... Himself (archive footage)
Peter Bogdanovich ... Himself
Dyan Cannon ... Herself (archive footage)
Virginia Cherrill ... Herself (archive footage)
George Cukor ... Himself (archive footage)
David Denby David Denby ... Himself
Stanley Donen ... Himself
Russell B. Downing Russell B. Downing ... Himself (archive footage)
Betsy Drake ... Herself
Samantha Eggar ... Herself
Douglas Fairbanks Jr. ... Himself (archive footage)
Barbara Harris ... Herself (as Barbara Grant)
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American Masters explores the life and career of Cary Grant (born Archie Leach) with celebrity interviews.

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cary Grant See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD) (2004) | (TV) (2007)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Also included on the blu-ray for North by Northwest (1959). See more »

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Features Suspicion (1941) See more »

Soundtracks

Charade
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Written by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer
Copyright ©1963 Northridge Music Company administered by Universal-Northern Music Company
Warner Bros. Music Corp. on behalf of the Johnny Mercer Foundation (ASCAP)
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fitting and thorough

Turner Classic Movie's documentary "Cary Grant: A Class Apart" is a well-researched and entertaining peek inside the life of one of the most important figures in all of cinema, the man formerly known as Archie Leach. The documentary serves as a tribute to the screen actor as scenes, images, and commentary are given to many of Grant's seventy-two screen appearances, but it also uncovers stories and shares insight into his private life through his memoirs and interviews with his friends and former wives. It doesn't only shine with that untarnished glow many life retrospectives like to offer to a culture's favorite personalities, but shares an intimacy not visible through his impressive yet controlled film persona.


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