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The Group Theater : 1931-1940

Author: Nick HavingaStephan ChodorovRussell BarberHarold ClurmanLee StrasbergAll authors
Publisher: Kent, CT : Creative Arts Television, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clurman, Strasberg and Lewis discuss the heady days of the famous Group Theater, its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. The Group Theater was active from 1931 to 1940. It came in with the Depression and went out with the World War. It was intended as a forum for plays that would make a political statement; a new start in the casting and presentation of plays; a way of exploring acting techniques and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Havinga; Stephan Chodorov; Russell Barber; Harold Clurman; Lee Strasberg; Robert Lewis; Creative Arts Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 123958166
Language Note: In English.
Notes: No title frame; title from disc label.
Originally produced as an episode of Camera three in 1967.
Credits: Settings designed by Frank Lopez ; set decorator, John Pickette ; production supervisor, Al Rosen.
Performer(s): Host, Russell Barber ; panelists: Harold Clurman, Lee Strasberg, Robert Lewis.
Description: 1 videodisc (27 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Group Theater (1931-1940)
1931-1940
Camera three (Television program)
Responsibility: [produced and directed by Nick Havinga ; writer, Stephan Chodorov].
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Clurman, Strasberg and Lewis discuss the heady days of the famous Group Theater, its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. The Group Theater was active from 1931 to 1940. It came in with the Depression and went out with the World War. It was intended as a forum for plays that would make a political statement; a new start in the casting and presentation of plays; a way of exploring acting techniques and of forging a cohesive group of talent that would stay together.

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