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The spectator : talk about movies and plays with the people who make them

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : The New Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contains transcripts of radio interviews conducted by American author Studs Terkel with a variety of actors, directors, musicians, and authors."
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 1565845536 9781565845534 1565846338 9781565846333
OCLC Number: 40683723
Description: xv, 364 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: [pt. I.] Overture. Morning, noon, and night (with Jack Kirkland) --
[pt. II.] Act one. 1. Beginnings ; In the wings (with François Truffaut) ; Buster Keaton ; Lillian Gish ; King Vidor ; Vittorio De Sica --
2. Say it with music ; Eubie Blake ; Agnes DeMille ; Carol Channing (and Tallulah Bankhead) --
3. Hard Times ; Arthur Miller ; Eva Le Gallienne ; Hiram (Chub) Sherman ; E.Y. (Yip) Harburg ; Harold Clurman --
4. Chicago boom-boom ; James Cagney --
5. War ; War movies ; On seeing The Deer Hunter ; Pauline Kael --
6. O death ; Lila Kedrova ; Reflections on The Last Mile and Watch on the Rhine ; John Randolph on Alfred Lunt --7. Kindness of strangers ; Tennessee Williams (and Claudia Cassidy) ; Geraldine Page ; Marlon Brando --
[pt. III.] Act two. 1. Ways of seeing ; Federico Fellini (and Marcello Mastroianni and Alain Cuny) ; René Clair ; Satyajit Ray (and Ravi Shankar) --
2. Ways of doing ; Françoise Rosay ; Ruth Gordon ; Simone Signoret --
3. Ways of seeing II ; Ian McKellan ; Jonathan Miller --
4. A touch of Shaw ; Sybil Thorndike ; Robert Morley --
5. Bert and Sam: Brecht and Beckett ; Kenneth Tynan (and Peter Hall) ; Lotte Lenya (and Arnold Sundgaard) ; Joan Littlewood ; Alan Schneider ; Gilbert Moses (and Joe Lattimore) ; Rick Cluchey ; E.G. Marshall --
[pt. IV.] Act three. 1. Solo flight ; Ruth Draper ; Emlyn Williams ; Hal Holbrook --
2. Out of the shadows ; Moms Mabley ; Lorraine Hansberry ; James Baldwin ; August Wilson (and Clifford Burke) --
3. Success ; Arnold Schwarzenegger ; Uta Hagen --
4. Winners and losers ; William Saroyan (and Bill Veeck) ; José Quintero ; José Quintero and Jason Robards ; E.G. Marshall ; Edward Albee --
5. The clowns ; Marcel Marceau ; Jacques Tati ; Zero Mostel (and Eugene Ionesco) --
Epilogue ; Burr Tillstrom.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.

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"Contains transcripts of radio interviews conducted by American author Studs Terkel with a variety of actors, directors, musicians, and authors."

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