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An Actress Turns to Documentaries

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An Actress Turns to Documentaries

An Actress Turns to Documentaries

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Alice Elliott was a moderately successful actress, playing on small stages and in soap operas. After 20 years, she decided she wanted something more, and began making film documentaries. Last year, she was nominated for an Academy Award for her film, The Collector of Bedford Street, about a developmentally challenged man who raised money for charity. Jon Kalish reports.

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