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DVD Release: Bert Stern: Original Mad Man

DVD Release Date: July 16, 2013

Price: DVD $27.95

Studio: First Run Features

Bert Stern puts things into focus in Original Mad Man.

Bert Stern: Original Mad Man is a 2012 documentary film on the life and work of the iconic American photographer, who died two weeks ago on June 26 at the age of 83.

After working alongside Stanley Kubrick at Look Magazine, Stern became an original Madison Avenue “mad man,” his images helping to create modern advertising. Groundbreaking photos of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy and the infamous Lolita image from Kubrick’s film, coupled with his astonishing success in advertising, minted Stern – along with Irving Penn and Richard Avedon – as a celebrity in his own right; indeed, Stern’s photographs of Monroe in her last sitting– taken for Vogue six weeks before her death—are considered to be the ultimate images of the 20th century icon.

The film was

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