The spectator : talk about movies and plays with the people who make them / Studs Terkel.

Author
Published
  • New York : The New Press 1999
Physical description
xv, 364 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN
  • 1565845536
  • 9781565845534
  • 1565846338
  • 9781565846333
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • Biography.
  • Interviews.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

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

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British Library: Lending Collection 99/39200
British Library: General Reference Collection, St Pancras Reading Rooms YK.2002.a.13708
University of East Anglia Library: UEA Main Library. Floor 2: Main shelves - Normal loan PN1583 TER
University of Edinburgh Libraries: Main Library (STANDARD LOAN) - 3rd floor PN1583 Ter.

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