Nobody Does It Better
In a series first broadcast in 2002, David Jacobs tells the story of multi award-winning American composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch who died in August.
In a distinguished career spanning almost 50 years, Hamlisch made musical history, scoring more than 40 movies (among other musical feats) and earning Oscars, Golden Globes, Emmys, Grammys and a Tony. In this week's programme, Hamlisch explains why he turned his attentions to the Silver Screen, scoring such films as The Spy Who Loved Me, The Mirror Has Two Faces and Sophie's Choice.
Featuring Barbra Streisand, film producer Michael G. Wilson, film director Lewis Gilbert, singer Carly Simon and lyricists, Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, and Carole Bayer Sager.
Written and produced by Malcolm Prince.