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The PBS documentary "When We Were Young: Growing Up on the...

December 24, 1989

The PBS documentary "When We Were Young: Growing Up on the Silver Screen" might have been interesting and informative had it not been for the stupid and ridiculous narration. It was so insulting to the intelligence that I could stand only about 45 minutes of it. Anyone who lived through the era would know all about the material Maureen Stapleton was given to read. Compare that to the Richard Burton programs or the series on Hollywood that James Mason did. These were programs with substance that were filled with fascinating and little-known material.

Art Merrill, San Diego

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