Thomas Hart Benton (film)

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Thomas Hart Benton
Directed byKen Burns
Produced by
  • Ken Burns
  • Julie Dunfey
Written byGeoffrey Ward
Narrated byJason Robards
Edited byDonna Marino
Distributed by
  • Florentine Films
  • WGBH
Release date
November 1, 1988
Running time
85 minutes
CountryUnited States

Thomas Hart Benton is a 1988 documentary film [1] about painter Thomas Hart Benton [2] by Ken Burns.[3]


His burly, energetic and uncompromising paintings are celebrated in this bittersweet story of an extraordinary American artist who depicted a self-reliant country in the Great Depression.[4]


Released as part of Ken Burns America DVD set in 2004.[5]

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