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Bill Wander

Bill Wander


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Sound (feature film)

Moment of Impact: Stories of the Pulitzer Prize Photographs (1999)
Documentary that explores the stories behind Pultizer-Prize winning photographs.
Tomorrow Night (1998) as Sound
Charles is the cranky owner of a photo shop with a rather unique fetish. His efforts to clear his storage area of unclaimed photographs lead him to a variety of interesting encounters with a slew of colorful characters.
Part of the Family, A (1994)
Parents try to undermine their daughter's marriage, forcing their son-in-law to make a difficult choice.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

Prisoners in Paradise (2001)
During the early part of World War II, 51,000 captured Italian soldiers were shipped to America as prisoners of war. Disillusioned and defeated, the POWs imagined a bleak fate in cold prison camps. Instead, the dumbstruck soldiers discovered they'd entered the land of plenty--the USA--a country unto
Tomorrow Night (1998)
Charles is the cranky owner of a photo shop with a rather unique fetish. His efforts to clear his storage area of unclaimed photographs lead him to a variety of interesting encounters with a slew of colorful characters.
Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press (1996)
Specialists on media and democracy conduct an examination of censorship and suppression in the American press which profiles pioneering press critic George Seldes--a supreme iconoclast among 20th century American journalists.

Sound (special)

Robert Redford (2002)
Profile of actor/director/producer Robert Redford.
Prisoners in Paradise (2002) as Sound
During World War II, more than 51,000 Italian soldiers were brought to the United States as prisoners of war. The documentary traces the story of these young men, their romances and friendships with American women, and their significant but unrecognized contribution to the Allied war effort.
City of Steel: Carrier (1999)
Documentary that examines two Navy aircraft carriers at various stages in their seven years of construction: the Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), a Nimitz-class carrier commissioned in July 1998, and the Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), whose keel was laid during filming.
Delta Jews (1999)
The Mississippi Delta has been home to generations of Jewish families. A Jewish community thrived for more than a century as its members forged a hybrid identity out of their religious and regional heritage. Through the eyes of the handful of Jews who remain there, this documentary traces the histor
Montgomery Clift: The Hidden Star (1998)
Profile of actor Montgomery Clift.
Firehouse (1992)
A reality-based special focusing on the men of Rescue One, an elite unit of the New York City Fire Department.

Misc. Crew (special)

Paul Newman - Bravo Profile (2001)
Bravo profile of actor Paul Newman.
Art in the Twenty-First Century (2001)
A documentary series that focuses on contemporary visual art in the United States and on the artists, both established and emerging, At the dawn of the 21st century, American artists are taking self-expression and the artistic process into uncharted territory. Using a variety of media and techniques
Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen (2001)
Documentary that follows the adventures of a five-year-old aspiring beauty queen. Propelled by her mother, who guides her with military precision, Swan Brooner is determined to reach the top. The program takes viewers from Swan's early rehearsals to a winning streak at the state pageant level to a c
Kennedy Center: Mark Twain Prize -- Celebrating Whoopi Goldberg, The (2001)
Whoppi Goldberg receives one of America's top prizes for humor, becoming the first woman to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Blackout (2001)
An investigative look at the California energy crisis. Through interviews with state and federal officials, power company executives, and average citizens affected by the crisis, the documentary examines whether power companies and energy trading giants have capitalized on deregulation to make treme
War in the Gulf: The Soldier's Story: Airstrike (2000)
On August 2, 1990, Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded his rich oil neighbor Kuwait. This act of aggression triggered a response on a scale not seen since Vietnam 20 years earlier. The world watched as 32 nations joined a coalition headed by the U.S. to take on Saddam and his Republican Guard, the
Brooklyn Bridge (2000)
Documentary about the Brooklyn Bridge, the brainchild of German immigrant John Roebling who was convinced that steel cables could hold up a huge suspension bridge. Working on the bridge took Roebling's life and nearly cost the life of his son, Washington. However, fighting corrupt politicians, illne
Attack and Capture: The Story of U-Boat 505 (2000)
Documentary that tells the story of U-boat 505, the only U-boat captured by the U.S. Navy during World War II, on June 4, 1944. The U-505 was the first enemy ship that the U.S. Navy captured in the battle on the high seas since the war of 1812. Using footage shot on the day of the attack, the progra
Sidney Sheldon: Storyteller (2000)
Profile of author Sidney Sheldon.
Carolyn Bessette: A Style of Her Own -- Anatomy of a Tragedy (1999)
Profile of the late Carolyn Bessette and her husband John F. Kennedy Jr. Includes news coverage and in-studio interviews.
Dudley Moore: In Pursuit of Happiness (1999)
Profile of actor/musician Dudley Moore.
Secrets of Soviet Space Disasters (1999)
Documentary that uncovers Soviet space disasters. The program reveals how personal rivalries, shifting political alliances and bureaucratic bungling led to failure and more than 150 recorded deaths.
Drew Barrymore (1999)
Biography of actress Drew Barrymore.
Hunting bin Laden (1999)
Examines America's counter-terrorism command structure and traces the investigation into the 1998 embassy bombings in East Africa. In August 1998, two car bombs exploded simultaneously at United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, killing 268 people and injuring more than 5000. In the days and w
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1999)
Follows the two-and-a-half mile Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route marching through the streets of New York. Explores the making of the trademark air balloons, taking viewers into Macy's workshop.
Sal Mineo (1999)
Profile of 1950's teenage pop icon Sal Mineo, who was found stabbed to death in 1976 after a botched robbery attempt outside his Los Angeles home.
Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress (1998)
Documentary on the life and career of portrait artist, Chuck Close. Features archival footage as well as interviews with fellow artists. The film is built around intimate studio footage of Close working on his latest self-portrait. Also, the artist, his peers and Robert Storr, a curator at the Museu
Talk to Me: Americans in Coversation (1997)
Explores what it means to be an American as the 20th Century draws to a close. Juxtaposes imagery of American cultural icons with personal reflections about American identity by noted writers, scholars and "everyday folks" from four very different communities around the United States.
Coma (1997)
Special focuses on alternative means of treating head trauma.
Plato's Republic (1996)
Documentary on "The Republic," Plato's discourse on political philosphy, structured as a series of conversations between Socrates and his peers. A staged debate between Plato and his philosophical adversaries relates the book's contemplation on the "ideal" state.
Catch-22 (1996)
Documentary on Joseph Heller's comically tragic World War II novel, "Catch-22." Includes interviews with the author and those involved with the film based on the book, as well as re-creations of certain passages.
Huck Finn (1994)
Exploration of the moral, historical, and racial implications of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn;" a look at the decade (the 1880s) during which the book was written; and an analysis of the novel's impact on our society. Includes interviews with Twain scholars, African-American scho

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