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The Documentary Film

In 2007, The Foundation commissioned a film on the history and impact of Albert M. Greenfield's life and work. Research for the film uncovered the story of an outsider who persistently forged his way into Philadelphia history. The legend of his power and impact on the city is told in a compelling, one-hour television documentary covering four decades of Philadelphia history.

The feature-length documentary includes interviews with such prominent political, civic and cultural leaders as Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell; Paul Levy, Executive Director of Philadelphia's Center City District; Walter Dalessio, Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority; Former Federal Judge Arlin Adams; William Cutler, Temple Professor; Journalists Dan Rottenberg, Peter Binzen, and Joseph Distefano; Susan Fox, great-granddaughter of William Fox and author; David Molke-Hansen, executive director of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and Anne d'Harnoncourt, director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others.

The film aired on WHYY/TV in Philadelphia and is available for educational or public screenings. Contact the Foundation for further details.



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