Keep The Music Playing

David Jacobs presents a four-part series about leading Hollywood lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman.

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Episodes

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01Lyrics In Colour20010518

The Bergmans the films and songs that began their career: `In the Heat of the Night', and `The Windmills of Your Mind' for `The Thomas Crown Affair'.

With contributions from Norman Jewison, Marvin Hamlisch and Barbra Streisand.

02The Way We Were20010525

Marvin Hamlisch recalls working with the writers on `The Way We Were', and singers Johnny Mathis and Maureen McGovern discuss the qualities of a Bergman lyric.

With music from Barbra Streisand, Sergio Mendes and Frank Sinatra

03Where Is It Written?20010601

The Bergmans recall their two musicals: the Broadway show `Ballroom' and Barbra Streisand's film `Yentl'.

Featuring music from both projects and contributions from Marvin Hamlisch, Billy Goldenberg and Johnny Mathis.

04 LASTOrdinary Miracles20010608

Barbra Streisand and director Norman Jewison consider the political satire of the Bergmans.

With contributions from Johnny Mathis, Maureen McGovern and Tim Rice, and music from Tevin Campbell and Patti Austin.