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The spectator

The spectator

Author: Studs Terkel
Publisher: New York : New Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Studs Terkel has interviewed some of the greatest luminaries of film and theatre on his nationally syndicated US radio show. This book brings the cream of those interviews together in print,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Studs Terkel
ISBN: 1565845536 9781565845534
OCLC Number: 50665737
Description: xv, 364 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Overture --
Prologue: morning, noon, and night (with Jack Kirkland) --
Act One. Beginnings. In the wings (with Francois Truffaut). Buster Keaton. Lillian Gish. King Vidor. Vittorio De Sica --
Say it with music. Eubie Blake. Agnes DeMille. Carol Channing (and Talluah Bankhead) --
Hard Times. Arthur Miller. Eva LeGallienne. Hiram (Chub) Sherman. E.Y. (Yip) Harburg. Harold Clurman. --
Chicago Boom-Boom. James Cagney --
War. War movies. On seeing The Deer Hunter. Pauline Kael --
O Death. Lila Kedrova. Reflections on The Last Mile and Watch on the Rhine. John Randolph on Alfred Lunt --
Kindness of strangers. Tennessee Williams (and Claudia Cassidy). Geraldine Page. Marlon Brando --
Act Two. Ways of seeing. Federico Fellini (and Marcello Mastroianni and Alain Cuny). Rene Clair. Satyajit Ray (and Ravi Shankar) --
Ways of doing. Francoise Rosay. Ruth Gordon. Simone Signoret --
Ways of seeing II. Ian McKellan. Jonathan Miller --
A touch of Shaw. Sybil Thorndike. Robert Morley --
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 --
Act Three. Solo flight. Ruth Draper. Emlyn Williams. Hal Holbrook --
Out of the shadows. Moms Mabley. Lorraine Hansberry. James Baldwin. August Wilson (and Clifford Burke) --
Success. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Uta Hagen --
Winners and losers. William Saroyan (and Bill Veeck). Jose Quintero. Jose Quintero and Jason Robards. E.G. Marshall. Edward Albee --
The Clowns. Marcel marceau. Jacques Tati. Zero Mostel (and Eugene Ionesco) --
Epilogue. Burr Tillstrom.
Responsibility: Studs Terkel.


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