Hollywood Pairs: American Cinematic Couples and Duos Video (VHS/DVD). Making movies is a collaborative effort and at the heart of it is the vision of the director, as executed by the actor. This vibrant five-part series examines the working relationships of some of Hollywood’s most revered actor/director teams: Rita Hayworth and Orson Welles, James Stewart and Frank Capra, Elia Kazan and Marlon Brando, Billy Wilder and Marilyn Monroe, and John Wayne and John Ford. Each actor was the director’s instrument in the creation of some of American cinema’s most colossal works. An essential mixture of production lore, cinematic scholarship, and film clips from landmark productions. 5-part series, 27-30 minutes each.