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30 Minutes, Mister Plummer
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directed by Anne Claire Poirier, 1932-; produced by Jacques Bobet, 1919-1996, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1963), 27 mins
This short documentary profiles Canadian actor Christopher Plummer of the Shakespearean Theater, best known as The Sound of Music’s Captain von Trapp. In his dressing room, Plummer dons his make-up and prepares to enter stage as Cyrano de Bergerac (from the play written by Edmond Rostand).
directed by Anne Claire Poirier, 1932-; produced by Jacques Bobet, 1919-1996, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1963), 27 mins
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Actor’s Notes, Acting from Stage to Screen
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Jennifer Dale, 1956-; interview by Jennifer Dale, 1956-, in Actor’s Notes (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
This 2004 episode of Actor's Notes with host Jennifer Dale features Diane D'Aquila, Peter Hutt, and Tom McCamus.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Jennifer Dale, 1956-; interview by Jennifer Dale, 1956-, in Actor’s Notes (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 25 mins
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Actor’s Notes, Acting in Film
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directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Jennifer Dale, 1956-; interview by Jennifer Dale, 1956-, in Actor’s Notes (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 24 mins
This 2004 episode of Actor’s Notes with host Jennifer Dale features Arsinee Khanjian, Wendy Crewson, Daniel MacIvor, and Rebecca Jenkins on acting in film.
directed by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010; produced by Katherine Jeans, fl. 1995-2010, Neil Bregman, 1954- and Jennifer Dale, 1956-; interview by Jennifer Dale, 1956-, in Actor’s Notes (Ottawa, ON: Sound Venture, 2004), 24 mins
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Advice to Actors
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directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1966), 27 mins
"Actors Murray Hamilton, James Earl Jones, Jack Klugman and Rip Torn give advice to young and would-be actors. Themes: the lack of good roles, the place of television, Hollywood vs. Broadway, the importance of regional theater, and the necessary mobility of an actor, and about why they went into acting and why the...
directed by John Musilli, 1936-1991; produced by Dan Gallagher, fl. 1963, Columbia Broadcasting System (Creative Arts Television, 1966), 27 mins
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Cate Blanchett on Reviving Theater Classic 'Uncle Vanya' for Modern Stage, August 15, 2011
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produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 7 mins
Australian actors Cate Blanchett and Richard Roxburgh have brought the Anton Chekhov classic 'Uncle Vanya' back to the stage, playing now at Washington's Kennedy Center. Jeffrey Brown speaks with the actors about the challenges of staging the play for a modern audience and why so many Australians seem to be acting...
produced by MacNeil-Lehrer Productions; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 7 mins
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Creating Physical Theater: The Body in Performance, Part 1
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produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 1 hour 13 mins
A two part video that provides inspiring ideas, strategies and methods for adding physical dimensions to performance, including interviews, live footage and workshops filmed with leading theatre companies. The resource looks at the history and basis for physical action and examines the relationship between text an...
produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 1 hour 13 mins
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Creating Physical Theater: The Body in Performance, Part 2
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produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 52 mins
A two part video that provides inspiring ideas, strategies and methods for adding physical dimensions to performance, including interviews, live footage and workshops filmed with leading theatre companies. The resource looks at the history and basis for physical action and examines the relationship between text an...
produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 52 mins
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Devising Work: The Great Deviser
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produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Ian Frampton, fl. 2006 and Stephen Pritchard, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins
Explores the process of creating an original piece of drama, examining the methodologies used by such international theater companies as Goat Island, Forced Entertainment, and Sankai Juku. It covers preliminary issues, including research and sourcing; focusing objectives; techniques that generate ideas; organizing...
produced by Grant Davies, fl. 2006, Ian Frampton, fl. 2006 and Stephen Pritchard, fl. 2006, Pumpkin TV (Bristol, England: Pumpkin TV, 2006), 1 hour 15 mins
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Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me
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directed by Chiemi Karasaw, 1968-; produced by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger, fl. 2012 and Chiemi Karasaw, 1968-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014 (Smart Broad Films, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
With the passing of Elaine Stritch, the entertainment industry has lost an inspired artist and icon. But Elaine wouldn’t have had us moping around: in her final years, the Broadway legend remained as ferociously funny as ever, moving from project to project with unparalleled zest and zeal. This bold, hilarious,...
directed by Chiemi Karasaw, 1968-; produced by Elizabeth Hemmerdinger, fl. 2012 and Chiemi Karasaw, 1968-; performed by Elaine Stritch, 1925-2014 (Smart Broad Films, 2013), 1 hour 21 mins
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Elliot Norton Reviews, Garson Kanin - Tracy and Hepburn
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directed by Russ Tillman, fl. 1970; produced by Joan Sullivan, fl. 1971-1976, WGBH Boston; interview by Elliot Norton, 1903-2003, in Elliot Norton Reviews (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1971), 29 mins
This 1971 episode of Elliot Norton Reviews is a discussion with writer and director Garson Kanin about his book, Tracy and Hepburn: An Intimate Memoir.
directed by Russ Tillman, fl. 1970; produced by Joan Sullivan, fl. 1971-1976, WGBH Boston; interview by Elliot Norton, 1903-2003, in Elliot Norton Reviews (Boston, MA: WGBH Boston, 1971), 29 mins
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