Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself (2013)

Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton As Himself
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating None
Runtime 1hr 28mins.
Genres Documentary, Biopic
Keywords 20th century, biopic, celebrity, character study, journalism, writer
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Kris Meyer Executive Producer n/a 174 3000005
Dennis Joyce Executive Producer n/a 174 3000006
Andrew Weiss Executive Producer n/a 174 3000007
Fernando Villena Producer n/a 3 3000004
Terry McDonell Producer n/a 3 3000003
Luke Poling Director n/a 2 2000002
Tom Bean Producer n/a 3 3000001
Luke Poling Producer n/a 3 3000002
Phyllis Alexander Executive Producer n/a 174 3000008
Tom Bean Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Mark De Gli Antoni Music n/a 120781 8000001
Joe Bini Advisor Editorial Advisor 120821 12000001
Brian McGee Visual Effects n/a 419 23000001
Casey Brooks Editor n/a 172 7000003
Maya Hawke Editor n/a 172 7000002
Luke Poling Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Fernando Villena Editor n/a 172 7000001
Tom Bean Director n/a 2 2000001
Mel Stuart Actor Himself 1 1000018
James Lipton Actor Himself 1 1000006
Gay Talese Actor Himself 1 1000007
James Salter Actor Himself 1 1000008
Robert F Kennedy Jr. Actor Himself 1 1000005
Hugh Hefner Actor Himself 1 1000004
Terry McDonell Actor Himself 1 1000002
Ken Burns Actor Himself 1 1000003
Jay McInerney Actor Himself 1 1000009
Timothy Seldes Actor Himself 1 1000010
Freddy Plimpton Actor Herself 1 1000015
Oakes Plimpton Actor Himself 1 1000016
Sarah Gay Plimpton Actor Herself 1 1000017
Taylor Plimpton Actor Himself 1 1000014
Medora Plimpton Actor Herself 1 1000013
Peter Matthiessen Actor Himself 1 1000011
Leon Gast Actor Himself 1 1000012
George Plimpton Actor Himself 1 1000001
Synopsis
George Plimpton was a writer, editor, amateur sportsman and friend to many. His story is told using his own narration and remembrances from friends, family and contemporaries. The remarkable Plimpton hung out with U.S. Presidents, played quarterback for the Detroit Lions, got Willie Mays to pop out in Yankee Stadium, photographed Playboy models, played goalie for the Boston Bruins, struck the triangle for the New York Philharmonic and acted alongside John Wayne, Warren Beatty and Matt Damon. He also co-founded The Paris Review, which became one of the most influential literary magazines in history, launching the careers of generations of writers, from Philip Roth and Terry Southern to William Styron and Jay McInerney.
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