Manage episode 301932094 series 1400089
Over 30 years, Alan Smithee directed more than 25 feature films. He was praised by Roger Ebert. He directed such stars as Richard Widmark, Burt Reynolds, Robert Duvall, Holly Hunter, Jodie Foster and Keanu Reeves. Alan Smithee was a major Hollywood player. It turns out, though, that Alan Smithee did not exist.