Directed by William Wyler

Opened 1986

Wyler poster

“Directed By William Wyler” Credits

  • Produced by Catherine Wyler, Catherine Tatge
  • Cinematography by Richard Leacock
  • Edited by Aviva Slesin, Mark Weingarten
  • Interviewer: A. Scott Berg

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Streisand appeared in Directed by William Wyler, a documentary about film director William Wyler, which debuted in 1986 and was shown on PBS in 1987. She spoke about working with Wyler on Funny Girl.

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Utilizing film clips and newly filmed interviews, the documentary explored Wyler’s career. Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, John Huston, and Laurence Olivier were also interviewed.

Wyler himself appeared, speaking about his career. Footage from the shortened “Swan Lake” number in Funny Girl was presented in its uncut form.

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