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Arthur Knight (I) (1916–1991)

Arthur Knight was a popular film historian best known for his pioneering history of the cinema, The Liveliest Art: A Panoramic History of the Movies (1957) as well as for his long running column in Playboy magazine, "Sex in the Cinema." Knight also taught film history at USC and participated in numerous documentaries and radio programs on cinema ... See full bio »

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 1979 The Hollywood Clowns (Video documentary)
 1964-1965 Wayne and Shuster Take an Affectionate Look At... (TV Series documentary) (written by - 5 episodes)
- The Westerns (1965) ... (written by)
- The Monsters (1965) ... (written by)
- Bob Hope & Bing Crosby (1965) ... (written by)
- The Marx Brothers (1965) ... (written by)
- W.C. Fields (1964) ... (written by)
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 1965 Lord Jim (story editor)
 1961 The Legend of Rudolph Valentino (Video documentary) (additional scripting) / (research)
 1958 Rendezvous (TV Series) (film researcher - 1 episode)
- The Funmaster (1958) ... (film researcher)
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 1983 Bad Girls II
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 1973 That's Sexploitation (Documentary) (producer)
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 1989 Night Life (dedicatee: his "Knight Life" gave so many of us our start. - C.L.)
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 1985 The Moviemakers (TV Series)
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- The Critics Choice (1985) ... Himself
 1972 Play It As It Lays
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 1970 The Virginia Graham Show (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 8 July 1970 (1970) ... Himself
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Book: "The Liveliest Art: A Panoramic History of the Movies".
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Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1957 See more »

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