This DVD is a behind-the-scenes intimate portrait of one of the funniest and most versatile actors Michael Crawford, whose popularity outshines any other British entertainer in the last 30 years. Michael Crawford has starred in some of the biggest box-office hits of all time from Frank Spencer in Some Mothers Do Ave Em, to the original Phantom in Phantom of the Opera, both in LondonGÇÖs West End and on Broadway from circus showman in Barnum to EFX, the multi-million extravaganza at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the biggest hotel in the world, which he dominated for over two years, playing Merlin, Houdini and H.G.Wells, and which broke all existing box office records. He is the only actor to have won an Olivier Award as Best Actor at the same time as Best Actor in a Musical then there was Hello Dolly with Barbara Streisand, The Knack, and How I Won The War with John Lennon. So join us as Filmmaker Tony Palmer takes on Michael Crawford in this whimsical, intimate documentary, chronicling the performer's eclectic musical theater career and massive popularity on both sides of the Atlantic.
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