Mike Wallace

Myron Leon 'Mike' Wallace was an American journalist, game show host, actor, and media personality. He interviewed a wide range of prominent news makers during his seven-decade career. He was one of the original correspondents for CBS' 60 Minutes, which debuted in 1968. Wallace retired as a regular full-time correspondent in 2006, but still appeared occasionally on the series until 2008.

Shy Guy (1947)

Phil, a student who recently transferred into his high school, keeps to himself a lot, spending time in his basement building radios and record players. His dad notices that he has no friends, and tells him that, like the electronic parts he assembles, "you have to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Peshak
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Dick York  •  Frank Ferguson  •  Arthur Young

Phil, a student who recently transferred into his high school, keeps to himself a lot, spending time in his basement building radios and record players. His dad notices that he has no friends, and tells him that, like the electronic parts he assembles, "you have to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ted Peshak
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Dick York  •  Frank Ferguson  •  Arthur Young

BAM150 (2012)

A captivating history of the nation's oldest performing arts center - which largely mirrors the evolution of experimental and progressive performing arts in 20th century America - BAM150 chronicles the vibrant past, present and future of the Brooklyn Academy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Sládek
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Alan Rickman  •  Wim Wenders

A captivating history of the nation's oldest performing arts center - which largely mirrors the evolution of experimental and progressive performing arts in 20th century America - BAM150 chronicles the vibrant past, present and future of the Brooklyn Academy of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Sládek
CAST:  Maggie Gyllenhaal  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Alan Rickman  •  Wim Wenders

Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry (2007)

Steeped in a rich tradition dating back to their inaugural meeting in 1897, this rivalry extends beyond the pursuit of a Big Ten title, and is renewed each year through the pageantry and colliding cultures that distinguish the two schools.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  Earle Bruce  •  Jim Tressel  •  Bo Schembechler

Steeped in a rich tradition dating back to their inaugural meeting in 1897, this rivalry extends beyond the pursuit of a Big Ten title, and is renewed each year through the pageantry and colliding cultures that distinguish the two schools.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Liev Schreiber  •  Earle Bruce  •  Jim Tressel  •  Bo Schembechler

Top Priority: The Terror Within (2012)

Federal officer with the Department of Homeland Security discovers a national security breach related to the entry of 23 aliens from terrorist countries into the United States. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, former head of the DEA Robert Bonner can't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asif Akbar
CAST:  Julia Davis  •  BJ Davis  •  Herbert P. Kaufer  •  Jeffrey J. Deal

Federal officer with the Department of Homeland Security discovers a national security breach related to the entry of 23 aliens from terrorist countries into the United States. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, former head of the DEA Robert Bonner can't ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Asif Akbar
CAST:  Julia Davis  •  BJ Davis  •  Herbert P. Kaufer  •  Jeffrey J. Deal

Hugh Hefner: Playboy, Activist and Rebel (2009)

A revealing look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humor and insight, the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government, the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and compelling interviews with a remarkable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brigitte Berman
CAST:  Joan Baez  •  Pat Boone  •  Tony Curtis  •  Tony Bennett

A revealing look at the outspoken, flamboyant founder of the Playboy empire. With humor and insight, the film captures Hefner's fierce battles with the government, the religious right and militant feminists. Rare footage and compelling interviews with a remarkable ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brigitte Berman
CAST:  Joan Baez  •  Pat Boone  •  Tony Curtis  •  Tony Bennett

Herb & Dorothy (2009)

He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Meet Herb and Dorothy Vogel, whose shared passion and disciplines and defied stereotypes and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megumi Sasaki
CAST:  Herbert Vogel  •  Dorothy Vogel  •  Charlie Rose  •  Paula Antebi

He was a postal clerk. She was a librarian. With their modest means, the couple managed to build one of the most important contemporary art collections in history. Meet Herb and Dorothy Vogel, whose shared passion and disciplines and defied stereotypes and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Megumi Sasaki
CAST:  Herbert Vogel  •  Dorothy Vogel  •  Charlie Rose  •  Paula Antebi

One Big Home (2017)

On the tiny island of Martha's Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the islands unique character. Twelve years in the making, One Big Home follows one carpenters journey to understand the trend toward giant houses. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bena
CAST:  Thomas Bena  •  Doug Liman  •  Mike Wallace  •  Peter Breese

On the tiny island of Martha's Vineyard, where presidents and celebrities vacation, trophy homes threaten to destroy the islands unique character. Twelve years in the making, One Big Home follows one carpenters journey to understand the trend toward giant houses. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Thomas Bena
CAST:  Thomas Bena  •  Doug Liman  •  Mike Wallace  •  Peter Breese

Mike Wallace Is Here (2019)

For over half a century, 60 Minutes' fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world's most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking Wallace's storied career and troubled personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avi Belkin
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Johnny Carson  •  Mickey Cohen  •  Donald Trump

For over half a century, 60 Minutes' fearsome newsman Mike Wallace went head-to-head with the world's most influential figures. Relying exclusively on archival footage, the film interrogates the interrogator, tracking Wallace's storied career and troubled personal ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Avi Belkin
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Johnny Carson  •  Mickey Cohen  •  Donald Trump

Malcolm X: Make It Plain (1994)

Narrated by actress Alfre Woodard, this trenchant, eye-opening doc traces the radical civil rights leader’s life from his tumultuous childhood, through his rise in the ranks of the Nation of Islam, to his 1965 assassination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orlando Bagwell
CAST:  Alfre Woodard  •  Maya Angelou  •  Ossie Davis  •  John Henrik Clarke

Narrated by actress Alfre Woodard, this trenchant, eye-opening doc traces the radical civil rights leader’s life from his tumultuous childhood, through his rise in the ranks of the Nation of Islam, to his 1965 assassination.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Orlando Bagwell
CAST:  Alfre Woodard  •  Maya Angelou  •  Ossie Davis  •  John Henrik Clarke

The World of Jim Henson (1994)

Episode of Great Performances about Jim Henson  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judy Kinberg
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jane Henson  •  Jerry Juhl

Episode of Great Performances about Jim Henson  (more)

DIRECTION:  Judy Kinberg
CAST:  Jim Henson  •  Frank Oz  •  Jane Henson  •  Jerry Juhl

The 60 Minutes Deception (1997)

Should we believe everything we hear on the news? Can we trust the national media? Are we being fed the truth or an agenda? The 60 Minutes Deception takes you behind the scenes of one of America's most popular and longest running news magazine shows and reveals a ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Christopher Ruddy  •  Bill Clinton

Should we believe everything we hear on the news? Can we trust the national media? Are we being fed the truth or an agenda? The 60 Minutes Deception takes you behind the scenes of one of America's most popular and longest running news magazine shows and reveals a ...  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Christopher Ruddy  •  Bill Clinton

Dead Blue: Surviving Depression (1998)

Documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eames Yates
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Martha Manning

Documentary.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eames Yates
CAST:  Mike Wallace  •  Martha Manning

The Hate That Hate Produced (1959)

A television documentary about Black Nationalism in America, focusing on the Nation of Islam and, to a lesser extent, the United African Nationalist Movement.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Malcolm X  •  Elijah Muhammad  •  James R. Lawson  •  Louis Farrakhan

A television documentary about Black Nationalism in America, focusing on the Nation of Islam and, to a lesser extent, the United African Nationalist Movement.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Malcolm X  •  Elijah Muhammad  •  James R. Lawson  •  Louis Farrakhan

First Impressions

Relates why new employees may not like their jobs and the steps used to give them a good first impression of their work.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Wallace

Relates why new employees may not like their jobs and the steps used to give them a good first impression of their work.  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Mike Wallace

Frank Lloyd Wright: Phoenix From the Ashes (2020)

A portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), a genius of modern architecture, whose life passed between glory, scandal and tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sigrid Faltin
CAST:  T. C. Boyle  •  Frank Lloyd Wright  •  Vernon D. Swaback  •  David Bagnall

A portrait of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), a genius of modern architecture, whose life passed between glory, scandal and tragedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sigrid Faltin
CAST:  T. C. Boyle  •  Frank Lloyd Wright  •  Vernon D. Swaback  •  David Bagnall