Beyond The Backlot: American Movie Classics Launches ‘Backstory’ on Saturday, August 12

Original Series Debuts With “Bonnie And Clyde”

BETHPAGE, NY, July 10, 2000 – On Saturday, August 12 at 5:30 PM (ET), AMERICAN MOVIE CLASSICS launches BACKSTORY, a new series that takes a provocative and in-depth look at the making of a classic movie. Stars, directors, producers and other Hollywood players provide revealing inside “backstories” about the events that affected each movie, its success and its stars. On the heels of its’ successful pilot episode about ROMAN HOLIDAY, AMC is premiering 14 new episodes of this widely acclaimed series. The first episode explores the making of BONNIE AND CLYDE, a 1967 Academy Award