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The George Gershwin Story

Ruthie Henshall presents a six-part series examing the life of George Gershwin and re-assessing his work and legacy, featuring new and archive contributions.

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20041022

The George Gershwin Story: Ruthie Henshall presents a six-part series examing the life of George Gershwin and re-assessing his work and legacy, featuring new and archive contributions.

20041029

2/6. The George Gershwin Story: Ruthie Henshall presents a six-part series examing the life of and significance of George Gershwin. It's 1924 and Gershwin takes Broadway and the concert hall by storm.

20041105

4/6. The George Gershwin Story: Ruthie Henshall examines the life of and significance of George Gershwin. A look at Gershwin's range and depth of work in the 30s with shows such as Strike Up The Band

20041112
20041119

5/6. The George Gershwin Story: Ruthie Henshall examines the life of and significance of George Gershwin. Considered a failure in Gershwin's lifetime, why has Porgy and Bess achieved success now?

20041126

5/6. The George Gershwin Story: Ruthie Henshall examines the life of and significance of George Gershwin. A look at George's incidental music, as well as his and Ira's later hits for Hollywood.

0120041022

The George Gershwin Story

Ruthie Henshall presents a six-part series examing the life of George Gershwin and re-assessing his work and legacy, featuring new and archive contributions.

0120041022

The George Gershwin Story

Ruthie Henshall presents a six-part series examing the life of George Gershwin and re-assessing his work and legacy, featuring new and archive contributions.

0220041029

It's 1924 and Gershwin takes Broadway and the concert hall by storm.

0220041029

It's 1924 and Gershwin takes Broadway and the concert hall by storm.

0320041105

A look at the Gershwin brothers - George and Ira.

0320041105

A look at the Gershwin brothers - George and Ira.

0420041112

A look at Gershwin's range and depth of work in the 30s with shows such as Strike Up The Band.

0420041112

A look at Gershwin's range and depth of work in the 30s with shows such as Strike Up The Band.

0520041119

Considered a failure in Gershwin's lifetime, why has Porgy and Bess achieved success now?

0520041119

Considered a failure in Gershwin's lifetime, why has Porgy and Bess achieved success now?

06 LAST20041126

A look at George's incidental music, as well as his and Ira's later hits for Hollywood

06 LAST20041126

A look at George's incidental music, as well as his and Ira's later hits for Hollywood