20th Century Hall of Fame

20th Century Hall of Fame

5 Episodes

This series, produced in association with the BBC, chronicles the lives of the most important and well-known figures of the 20th century, whether they be politicians, musicians, or sports stars.

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20th Century Hall of Fame
  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Actors & Musicians

    Episode 1

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered actors and musicians: Chaplin, Elvis, Laurence Olivier, Louis Armstrong, Laurel and Hardy, Maurice Chevalier, John Lennon, Richard Burton, and Bob Hope.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Actresses

    Episode 2

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered actresses: Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Brigitte Bardot, Sofia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Cultural Icons

    Episode 3

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered cultural icons: Dalí, Fontaine & Nureyev, Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis, Princess Diana, Mother Teresa, Edward & Mrs Simpson, Yuri Gagarin, and Mary Quant.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Sports Stars

    Episode 4

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several revered sports: Stanley Matthews, Amelia Earhart, Bobby Jones, Juan Fangio, Donald Campbell, Charles Lindbergh.

  • 20th Century Hall of Fame – Leaders

    Episode 5

    In this episode, we see a collection of biographies of several leaders: Emmeline Pankhurst, Ronald Reagan, Gandhi, Margaret Thatcher, Eisenhower, De Gaulle, Fidel Castro, Kennedy, Khrushchev.