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Mike Nichols: The Metabolism of Success, Part Two (Seldes and Baranski)
Marian Seldes in the 2002 Lincoln Center production of Dinner at Eight. Interview with Mike Nichols Conducted by James Grissom New York 1992 People often make fun of Marian [Seldes]. They imitate her voice and her way of floating through the world, her dram...
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Mike Nichols: The Metabolism of Success, Part One
Mike Nichols, by Bob Willoughby Interview with Mike Nichols With James Grissom New York City, 1992     JAMES GRISSOM: I want to ask you about the night you spoke to Tennessee [Williams] about the metabolism of success.   MIKE NICHOLS: Jesus, this sounds lik...
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Kim Stanley On Talent
In the summer of 1992, I asked Kim Stanley to talk about talent, its derivation, its cultivation. Stanley had used the word talent liberally, and I wanted to pin her down on its definition. Her response led me to ask the question of everyone I later intervi...
Kim Stanley On Talent
Kim Stanley On Talent
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A Visual Rosary of Alain Delon from Visconti's ROCCO AND HIS BROTHERS
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Geraldine Page: I Went Deep
Kim Stanley and Geraldine Page in the Actors Studio Theater production of The Three Sisters , as it was filmed, in 1966. Interview with Geraldine Page Conducted by James Grissom By Telephone 1985 I wouldn't trust anyone who said they were great, or that the...
Geraldine Page: I Went Deep
Geraldine Page: I Went Deep
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Marlon Brando: The Greatness of Anger
Interview with Marlon Brando Conducted by James Grissom By Telephone 1991 Why do we want to rid ourselves of anger? Anger is pure, a white flame that can burn away so many things that deserve the destruction. Rage is unhealthy--rage has no reason: it is sim...
Marlon Brando: The Greatness of Anger
Marlon Brando: The Greatness of Anger
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Tennessee Williams: The World is Violent and Mercurial
Interview with Tennessee Williams Conducted by James Grissom New Orleans 1982 The world is violent and mercurial--it will have its way with you. We are saved only by love--love for each other and the love that we pour into the art we feel compelled to share...
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Marlon Brando: Talent and the Soul
Interview with Marlon Brando Conducted by James Grissom 1990 However small your talent may be, it is the raft on which you can hold and drift to a better shore. I was all instinct about acting--I didn't know anything yet--but I held on to it, and I let it t...
Marlon Brando: Talent and the Soul
Marlon Brando: Talent and the Soul
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Alec Guinness: Acting as Salvation
Interview with Alec Guinness Conducted by James Grissom Via Telephone 1991 I don't speak of acting as if it were a profession, which I know sounds perverse, if not militantly ignorant: Acting for me was a salvation into which I fell, a piece of the family p...
Alec Guinness: Acting as Salvation
Alec Guinness: Acting as Salvation
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