Just screened in Sydney Australia for the first time, despite being made in 2002.
This covers the life of character actor Jonathan Harris who is best known for playing Dr Smith in TV's Lost In Space. The show begins with B&W photos/footage of Harris as he was growing up in New York, it explains why the actor speaks in that British accent, it has RARE footage of Harris appearing in The Big Fisherman (1959), and finally it moves onto Lost In Space which ran from 1965 to 1968.
The Fantasy Worlds Of Irwin Allen (1995) and Lost In Space Forever (1998) have already covered LIS so there is nothing new to say about LIS.
Thankfully, we move onto Harris in TV's Space Academy with Harris telling a very amusing joke about the casting of that series. We also get footage of the 1973 LIS cartoon.
Often used Irwin Allen director - Harry Harris - is interviewed.
Be warned, the show starts to feel like a funeral when they start talking about the 2002 death of Harris. I feel sad as I type this review as I spoke to Harris in Sydney in 1994 and felt his strength even in his later years.
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