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Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve

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Title
Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve
Names
Archibald, Lewis (Interviewer)
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004 (Interviewee)
Cleese, John (Interviewee)
Caine, Michael (Interviewee)
Collection

Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1981
Date Created: 1983
Date Created: 1984
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LTC 6464--6465
Topics
Reeve, Christopher, 1952-2004
Cleese, John
Caine, Michael
Actors -- United States
Actors -- Great Britain
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States
Motion picture producers and directors -- Great Britain
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: 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 Description
Audiocassette
Extent: 3 audiocassettes (approximately 177 minutes ; analog, mono
Description
Parts 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 Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 902860015
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20525582
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a454bb0-b83c-0133-b871-60f81dd2b63c
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1981. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f34e5140-c327-0133-447f-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f34e5140-c327-0133-447f-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1981). Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f34e5140-c327-0133-447f-60f81dd2b63c

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Lewis Archibald interviews Christopher Reeve