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The Story of the Swimmer (2014)

A documentary about the making of the cult film The Swimmer (1968).


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Credited cast:
Michael Hertzberg Michael Hertzberg ... Himself
Ted Zachary Ted Zachary ... Himself
Bob Horn Bob Horn ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marge Champion ... Herself
Marvin Hamlisch ... Himself (archive footage)
Sidney Katz Sidney Katz ... Himself (archive footage)
Joanna Lancaster Joanna Lancaster ... Herself
Janet Landgard ... Herself
Eleanor Perry Eleanor Perry ... Herself (archive footage)
Frank Perry ... Himself (archive footage)
Sydney Pollack ... Himself (archive footage)
Joan Rivers ... Herself


Five part, two-and-a-half hour 2014 documentary about the making of the cult film "The Swimmer" (1968). The documentary features interviews with cast and crew including Joan Rivers, Janet Landgard, Marge Champion, Joanna Lancaster, Composer Marvin Hamlisch, Film Editor Sidney Katz ACE, Assistant Directors Michael Hertzberg and Ted Zachary, and UCLA Olympic Swim Coach Bob Horn. Written by anonymous

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Release Date:

11 March 2014 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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This documentary is featured on Grindhouse Releasing's 2014 Blu-ray release for The Swimmer (1968). See more »


References De knokploeg van het hoofdbureau (1973) See more »

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