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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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Backyard Theater
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produced by Jean-V. Dufresne, fl. 1972 and Ian McLaren, fl. 1972, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1972), 27 mins
Backyard Theater is a documentary about playwright Michel Tremblay and director Andre Brassard’s flavourful brand of Quebec theatre, which captured the earthy wit and joual (slang) of Montreal's East End working-class neighbourhood. The film features impromptu improvisation by the cast of Les belles-soeurs and D...
produced by Jean-V. Dufresne, fl. 1972 and Ian McLaren, fl. 1972, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1972), 27 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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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1, A.R. Gurney in Conversation with Itamar Moses
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 42 mins
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer. A.R. Gurney, recognized as one of America’...
directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 42 mins
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1, Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick in Conversation With David Zippel
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directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984- and Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 51 mins
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer. Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick wrote the music...
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984- and Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 51 mins
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1, John Kander in Conversation with Kirsten Childs
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer.John Kander is an award-winning composer best...
directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 52 mins
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1, Lee Adams in Conversation With Brian Yorkey
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directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Peter Ratray, 1941-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 45 mins
The Legacy Project documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by a younger emerging writer.Lee Adams is the Tony-Award-winning lyricist b...
directed by Landon Van Soest, fl. 2013 and Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Peter Ratray, 1941-, Transient Pictures, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 1 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 45 mins
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2, Jules Feiffer in Conversation with Paul Rudnick
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directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures; interview by Paul Rudnick, 1957-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 44 mins
The Legacy Project: Volume II documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by an emerging writer. Jules Feiffer is the author of the Obie-w...
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Jonathan Reynolds, fl. 1984, Transient Pictures; interview by Paul Rudnick, 1957-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 44 mins
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The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty in Conversation with Andrew Lippa
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directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Andrew Lippa, 1965-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 51 mins
The Legacy Project: Volume II documents and preserves the creative process of America's most esteemed writers for the theater in a series of filmed conversations, each featuring an established stage author (or team of collaborators) being interviewed by an emerging writer. Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty wrote th...
directed by Jeremy S. Levine, 1984-; produced by Nancy Ford, 1935-, Transient Pictures; interview by Andrew Lippa, 1965-, in The Legacy Project: Dramatists Talk about Their Work, Volume 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2013), 51 mins
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Pierrot in Montreal
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directed by Donald Ginsberg; produced by David Bairstow, 1921-1985, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1957), 30 mins
In this documentary short, Canadian mime Guy Hoffman, acting as Pierrot, introduces us to the art of pantomime. The streets of Montreal and the Belmont Amusement Park are the backdrop for the traditional story of Pierrot, who loses his love, Columbine, to Harlequin.
directed by Donald Ginsberg; produced by David Bairstow, 1921-1985, National Film Board of Canada (Montréal, QC: National Film Board of Canada, 1957), 30 mins
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