PBS American Masters

Season 22 Episode 5

The Brothers Warner

Aired Wednesday 9:00 PM Sep 25, 2008 on PBS



  • Trivia

    • The tragedies of Harry Warner's life included his brother Jack's deception in taking control of the studio in the late 50s and the early death of his son Lewis because of an infection from an impacted wisdom tooth.

  • Quotes

    • Lita Heller (daughter of Sam Warner): Harry Warner was very conservative, you know that, and I don't think he really much liked actors and actresses - and people like that.

  • Notes

    • This episode originally aired as a companion to the final installment of You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story. Comments are provided by members of the Warner family, film critics, and insiders such as Norman Lear, Dennis Hopper, George Segal, and Angie Dickenson. Writer/director/narrator Cass Warner Sperling is the daughter of Hollywood producer Milton Sperling and the grandaughter of Harry Warner.

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