Nichols and May: Take Two (1996) American Masters


Documentary about the influential comedy team of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Includes highlights of the team’s many television appearances, featuring recently discovered kinescopes of live performances not seen since their original television broadcasts in the late 1950s and 60s. Four of their radio sketches have been re-created with new animation created especially for the program. Featuring interviews with Steve Allen, Tom Brokaw, Steve Martin, Arthur Penn, Robin Williams, and others.

Director: Phillip Schopper.
Stars: Elaine May (archive footage), Mike Nichols (archive footage), Steve Allen, Tom Brokaw, Jules Feiffer, Richard Lewis, Steve Martin, , Arthur Penn, Jack Rollins, Robin Williams.

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