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Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela
Michael Henry Wilson dies at 67; documentarian filmed Scorsese, Mandela

Documentary filmmaker and film historian Michael Henry Wilson, whose films and books focused on directors such as Martin Scorsese and Clint Eastwood, died June 26 at home in Westlake Village. He was 67. The cause was lung cancer, said his wife, Carole Wilson, who produced several of his films. One of Michael Wilson's best known films was the 1995 "A Personal Journey With Martin Scorsese Through American Movies," which he co-directed with Scorsese. In a review, Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan said the film "takes its place as one of the very few essential documentaries on the American film experience." Although some reviewers criticized Wilson for being so close to his...

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