Steven Spielberg
Tom Hiddleston On Steven Spielberg’s Directing

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Steven Spielberg is an American Director best known for his work on films including Jaws, E.T., Jurrasic Park, Schindler’s List and Saving Private Ryan. Spielberg has won three Academy Awards for his work. In this video, actor Tom Hiddleston discusses being directed by Spielberg in the film War Horse. Of … Continue reading

Gone with the Wind
Gone With The Wind’s Movie Premiere

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Gone with the Wind is a film from 1939 based on Margaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer-winning 1936 novel of the same name. Set in the 19th-century American South, the film tells the story of Scarlett O’Hara, the strong-willed daughter of a Georgia plantation owner, from her romantic pursuit of Ashley Wilkes, who … Continue reading

TV Show Friends
Lisa Kudrow on Auditioning for ‘Friends’

Lisa Kudrow on Auditioning for ‘Friends’

Actress Lisa Kudrow details how she got the role of “Phoebe” on the popular television series, “Friends” and how she did multiple auditions during the pilot season–not expecting to get the part. She remembers getting called back a few times despite being unsure if she was right for the part … Continue reading

Peter Sellers
Clouseau’s Clumsiness Was Not Due to Peter Sellers

Chief Inspector Clouseau Was Not Clumsy Due to Peter Sellers

Film director Blake Edwards talks about the acting of Peter Sellers, who starred in his hugely popular “Pink Panther” film series as the main role of Chief Inspector Clouseau: “Sellers couldn’t do the physical things at all. He was not a good physical comedian. I had to set him up … Continue reading

Lee Strasberg
Famous Acting Coach Lee Strasberg on Marilyn Monroe

Famous Acting Coach Lee Strasberg on Marilyn Monroe

Lee Strasberg, former director of the prestigious acting school, the Actors Studio, discusses how Marilyn Monroe came to be one of his students: “She was one of the two or three most sensitive, most talented people that I’ve ever seen in my life. One of the others is Marlon Brando.” … Continue reading

Hollywood Blacklist
[Blog] The Hollywood Blacklist

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Author: Megan O’Toole In the golden age of Hollywood, many film industry employees fueled a stable “studio system” by signing contracts with a select number of major studios. Between the years 1927 to 1963, five large studios including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Paramount Pictures controlled the film industry–creating thousands of efficiently-made movies. … Continue reading

Robin Williams
Jonathan Winters on Robin Williams & His Generosity

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Actor Jonathan Winters discusses Robin Williams’s generosity and kindness as a friend, especially during difficult times such as when Winters was diagnosed with cancer. The two both acted together on the popular show, “Mork & Mindy.” Winters says of working with Williams: “It’s like working in a wonderful library with … Continue reading

Loretta Young
Beverly Washburn Describes Working With a Legend

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Beverly Washburn, one of the stars of “The Loretta Young Show,” talks about her experience working on the set with beloved American actress Loretta Young. She states that everybody on set got along just like a family and that Young was like a second mother to everyone. Washburn goes on … Continue reading

George Lucas
James Earl Jones on Being the Voice of Darth Vader

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Actor James Earl Jones describes becoming the voice of Darth Vader, for which he was paid $7,000. He took over for Scottish actor David Prowse, who played the character of Darth Vader in the film–and wore the costume. The rumor was that Lucas was looking for someone like Orson Welles, but … Continue reading