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The Secret of Michelangelo: Every Man’s Dream – Alexander & Jane Eliot

Written by Alexander Eliot, The Secret of Michelangelo: Every Man’s Dream an hour long special, appeared on ABC prime time television Dec. 6, 1968 9:30-10:30 p.m. Christopher Plummer and Zoe Caldwell narrate this documentary on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel frescoes. In this

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Alexander Eliot – Alan Harrington

My lanky, sallow, saturnine friend Alan Harrington had the distantly bemused air of a desert dweller. Alan’s mother was an anthropologist, working among  America’s Southwest Indian tribes, so I wondered whether he might be half Indian. If so, he never

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Alexander Eliot visit to J.Paul Getty Museum with Gregg Chadwick and Phil Cousineau

Alexander Eliot recently visited the J.Paul Getty Museum http://www.getty.edu/museum/ with fellow artist friend Gregg Chadwick and award-winning writer and filmmaker Phil Cousineau.

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Alexander Eliot story about Buddy Hackett from Vogue 1965

“The first thing that struck me about Buddy Hackett was the switchblade in his hand. I could tell it meant a lot to him by the devoted way he held onto the thing, even while saying “Hello.” His round brown

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Alexander Eliot cover story on painter Augustus John, Time Magazine, May 1948

From the article. “For the first time in a decade, Britain’s most durable top-rank painter was having a one-man show. On opening day, the doors of London’s little Leicester Galleries had parted promptly at 10 o’clock and the corduroy-jacketed clique

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