Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve
NamesArchibald, Lewis (Interviewer)Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004 (Interviewee)Cleese, John (Interviewee)Caine, Michael (Interviewee)
Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1981Date Created: 1983Date Created: 1984
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LTC 6464--6465
TopicsReeve, Christopher, 1952-2004Cleese, JohnCaine, MichaelActors -- United StatesActors -- Great BritainMotion picture actors and actresses -- United StatesMotion picture producers and directors -- Great Britain
NotesContent: Interview by Lewis Archibald, most probably conducted for the magazine "Downtown".Content: Title supplied by cataloger from audition.Content: Parts 1- 2, 3 (11:00-21:58 minutes), 4 (3:08-20:36) and 5 contain an interview with Christopher Reeve. 00:00-11:00 and 21:58-28:39 minutes contain excerpts from the interview with Michael Caine. Part 3 (28:40-31:39) and Part 4 (00:00-3:07 minutes) contain excerpts from the interview with John Cleese.Venue: Recorded [1981, 1983, 1984?] New York, N.Y.Additional physical form: Archival original (3 audiocassettes ; analog, mono) available in *LTC 6464--6465.Acquisition: Gift; Lewis Archibald; 1996 NN-RHA.Citation/reference: Forms part of Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews, *L (Special) 96-05.
Physical DescriptionAudiocassetteExtent: 3 audiocassettes (approximately 177 minutes ; analog, mono
DescriptionParts 1- 2, 3 (11:00-21:58 minutes), 4 (3:08-20:36) and 5. Lewis Archibald, a journalist who wrote for the magazine "Downtown," interviews American actor, film director and producer Christopher Reeve. During two interviews (recorded in 1984 and 1981) Reeve talks about his film and stage acting career, and the roles he played in various productions such as the role of Basil Ransom in the 1984 Merchant Ivory film "The Bostonians" that was based on Henry James's novel of the same name, that was recently released; and the role of Nicky in the 1975 Broadway production of the play "A matter of gravity" and others. He shares his experience working with various film and stage directors and producers, and with other actors such as Katharine Hepburn ("A matter of gravity") as an actor. He also speaks about his experience as a director.
Part 3 (00:00-11:00, 21:58-28:39 minutes). Lewis Archibald interviews English actor Michael Caine, who talks about his role of Frank Bryant in the 1983 British drama/comedy "Educating Rita" directed by Lewis Gilbert with a screenplay by Willy Russell based on Russell's stage play.
Part 3 (28:40-31:39 minutes) and Part 4 (00:00-3:07 minutes). Lewis Archibald interviews English actor John Cleese, who talks about his acting and writing career.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 902860015NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20525582Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a454bb0-b83c-0133-b871-60f81dd2b63c
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