First, Dustin Hoffman gives an electrifying performance as the controversial comic genius "Lenny" Bruce. Bob Fosse directs this fascinating, insightful look into the life of the man who truly changed America's comic sensibilities. Valerie Perrine delivers fine supporting work as Bruce's wife; Jan Miner, Stanley Beck co-star. Next, Gregory Hines is perfectly cast as legendary entertainer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, who danced his way to fame in vaudeville and as Shirley Temple's frequent screen co-star, but whose career was threatened by racial prejudice and his penchant for gambling and womanizing. Moving made-for-TV biodrama also stars Kimberly Elise, Peter Riegert. 3 1/2 hrs. total. Standard/Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.