Bob Ross: The Happy Painter (2011)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Graphic & Applied Arts  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Friends and family of beloved landscape painter Bob Ross share their most cherished memories of him as rare family photographs and archival footage reveal the personal side of the gentle, soft-spoken artist. A glimpse at Ross' humble beginnings reveals how his simple idea for a show evolved into a cultural phenomena, and a peek behind-the-scenes allows fans to see the artist working alongside his mentor William Alexander. Additional interviews with such famous fans as Jayne Seymour, Terrence Howard, Phil Donahue, and Brad Paisley offer testament to just how far Ross' influence has spread since The Joy of Painting premiered in 1983.

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painter, TV-show-host