He floats like a butterfly and stings like a bee. One special guest was truly special — Muhammad Ali, the only three-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world. The champ made 14 appearances on the show, in good times and bad, and he and the host seemed to share a bond. As Cavett says at the end of Robert S. Sometimes he seems almost like a brother.
Ali and Cavett — when they were kings
Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes () - IMDb
During the course of his various talk shows all of which were titled The Dick Cavett Show , Cavett had many repeat guests, but few popped up as often — and delivered such consistently entertaining appearances — as Muhammad Ali. Director Robert S. Yeah, my producer suddenly noticed that we had one Muhammad Ali show after another in the stack of tapes. Truth be told, we probably had enough stuff to do another film of the same length!
Dick Cavett recalls his Muhammad Ali interviews and friendship for HBO documentary
The screening will take place on Saturday, February 8th at p. Doors open at p. Cavett, who, as a talk show host, was notable for his conversational style and in-depth discussions, and Mr. Light refreshments will be served and photo opportunities will be available.
These Sundance Film Festival headliners became household names thanks to some unforgettable roles early in their careers. Watch the video. Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin reveals how she felt the first time she ever saw a deaf actress on television and discusses the importance of authentic representation on screen. The life and times of Muhammad Ali, as shown through the lens of his numerous appearances on The Dick Cavett Show