The Statue of Liberty (film)
|The Statue of Liberty|
|Directed by||Ken Burns|
|Produced by||Ken Burns
|Written by||Geoffrey C. Ward
|Narrated by||David McCullough|
|Edited by||Buddy Squires|
The Statue of Liberty is a 1985 American documentary film on the history of the Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World). It was produced and directed by Ken Burns. The film first aired on October 28, 1985. It was narrated by historian David McCullough. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
McCullough, then-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, former congresswoman Barbara Jordan, director Miloš Forman, writers James Baldwin and Jerzy Kosinski, musician Ray Charles, and poet Carolyn Forché are among those interviewed. The film also featured vintage film footage that deals with Lady Liberty from the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Bugs Bunny and Planet of the Apes.
- "NY Times: The Statue of Liberty". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-17.
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