Arthur Bell interviews Roy Scheider, 1983
NamesBell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Donor)Scheider, Roy (Interviewee)Bell, Arthur (Arthur Irving) (Interviewer)Brooks, Richard, 1912-1992 (Interviewee)
Arthur Bell Collection of Recorded Interviews, 1970-1980
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1983 (Questionable)
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52783--52784Shelf locator: *LTC 4519
TopicsBrooks, Richard, 1912-1992Scheider, RoyScheider, Roy -- Friends and associatesGay activistsActors -- United StatesMotion picture actors and actresses -- United StatesMotion picture producers and directors -- United StatesGay authors -- United StatesScreenwriters -- United States
NotesBiographical/historical: Interviews by Arthur Bell, most probably conducted for his popular column "Bell tells" in the Village Voice.Content: Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.Venue: Recorded [1983?] [Los Angeles, Calif.]Additional physical form: Service compact discs (2 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original, available in *LDC 52783--52784.Acquisition: Gift; Bell Estate; 1990 NN-RHA.Content: Part 1 of the interview on CD with: Arthur Bell interviews unidentified gay author (service copy in *LDC 52783, tracks 2-8); part 2 of the interview on CD with: Arthur Bell interviews [Richard Brooks] (service copy in *LDC 52784, tracks 2-7).Content: Forms part of Arthur Bell collection of recorded interviews, 1970-1980, *L (Special) 90-32.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 1 audio cassette (approximately 80 min.) : analog, stereo
Description*LDC 52783, tracks 2-8 and *LDC 52784, tracks 2-7. American actor Roy Scheider discusses his distinguished career in the entertainment industry and various productions where he played leading roles, such as Chief Martin Brody in the Hollywood blockbuster Jaws in which he co-starred with Richard Dreyfuss. He also shares his experience working with various directors and producers, collaboration with many prominent actors such as Dreyfuss, and analyzes their acting techniques and styles used in Hollywood productions as well as on Broadway. He also provides his professional opinion about other productions which he saw but in which he had no roles but saw them, such as Tender mercies (1983), directed by Bruce Beresford. Unlike many other performing arts people, Schieder refuses to talk about his family and his personal life.
*LDC 52783, track 9. Excerpt from a discussion about The Gay Activists Alliance (GAA) and rise of the gay movement. Participants are identified by their first names (probably Arthur Evans and Malcolm Boyd?)
*LDC 52784, track 8. American screenwriter and director [Richard Brooks] talks about film adaptations he wrote for various movies .
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19956716Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2dc6a470-8a98-0131-e4a9-58d385a7bbd0
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