Archival Treasures

Archival Treasures

Archival Treasures
  • Dick Cavett Interviews Bette Davis, 1969

    Presented here is an excerpt of The Dick Cavett Show from December 31, 1969 featuring Bette Davis.

  • Elia Kazan on ON THE WATERFRONT

    Film critic Richard Schickel conducted this interview with director Elia Kazan in 2001.

  • Marlon Riggs on POV

  • Sidney Lumet Archival Interviews

    Presented here is a compilation of interviews conducted with 12 ANGRY MEN director Sidney Lumet throughout his career.

  • Split Screen: S9-E4 Hangin’ with HOW’S YOUR NEWS?

    Inside the Eye of SCORPIO RISING: Jon Ausbrooks and Lee Daniel make a mind-blowing, information-packed homage to the master Kenneth Anger; Hangin’ With HOW’S YOUR NEWS?: P. H. O’Brien and Doug Stone paid a visit to Camp Jabberwocky to meet with the correspondents and the man behind the team, film...

  • John Hurt on THE ELEPHANT MAN, 1980

    This interview with actor John Hurt was conducted by Chris Kelly and aired on Granada Television in the UK on November 3, 1980.

  • Ronald Neame, 2010

    Ronald Neame (1911–2010) was one of three partners in Cineguild Productions, alongside director David Lean and producer Anthony Havelock-Allan. Neame contributed as cinematographer, producer, or screenwriter to many Cineguild projects before becoming a director himself. In this 2010 interview, he...

  • Making MISHIMA

    This documentary features new interviews with cinematographer John Bailey, production designer Eiko Ishioka, and composer Philip Glass. The interviews were recorded in 2008.

  • Seijun Suzuki, 1997

    The following interview with director Seijun Suzuki was recorded during a retrospective of his work by the Japan Foundation and Los Angeles Filmforum at the Nuart Theatre in Los Angeles in March 1997.

  • Louis Malle on THE LOVERS, 1963

    Director Louis Malle had recently completed THE FIRE WITHIN when he was interviewed for “Cinépanorama” about his success with THE LOVERS. That interview, directed by François Chalais and Jean-Pierre Fleury, originally aired on October 19, 1963.

  • A Recollection . . . Hanging Rock 1900

    This 1975 on-set documentary by PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK executive producer Patricia Lovell features interviews with source novel author Joan Lindsay, director Peter Weir, and cast members Rachel Roberts and Dominic Guard.

  • David Lynch and Frederick Elmes on ERASERHEAD

    This interview with director David Lynch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes was shot in 1979 by filmmaker Tom Christie for his television production class at UCLA. It takes place at one of ERASERHEAD’s locations in Los Angeles, where the Beverly Center shopping mall now stands.

  • The Making of DRESSED TO KILL

    This 2001 documentary, detailing the production of the landmark erotic thriller DRESSED TO KILL, includes interviews with director Brian De Palma; actors Angie Dickinson, Nancy Allen, Keith Gordon, and Dennis Franz; and producer George Litto.

  • BLACK PANTHERS Introduction

  • Chantal Akerman and Delphine Seyrig on JEANNE DIELMAN

    This segment from the French television program “Les rendez-vous du dimanche,” hosted by Michel Drucker, features director Chantal Akerman and actor Delphine Seyrig discussing their work together on JEANNE DIELMAN. It originally aired on February 15, 1976.

  • Ingmar Bergman on PERSONA

    In the following excerpt, taken from an interview recorded for Canadian television in 1970, director Ingmar Bergman recalls a stay in the hospital when the idea for PERSONA came to him.

  • I Am Wanda

    Directed by Katja Raganelli • 1980 • United States
    Starring Barbara Loden

    This documentary by Katja Raganelli, filmed in 1980, features an interview with WANDA director Barbara Loden and brief interviews with cinematographer Nicholas T. Proferes and acting teacher Paul Mann.

  • My Life in Cinema: Akira Kurosawa

    Filmed for the Directors Guild of Japan in 1993, this program features director Akira Kurosawa in conversation with his fellow filmmaker Nagisa Oshima. The two speak at length about Kurosawa’s life and career.

  • Jean-Luc Godard on “The Dick Cavett Show,” 1980

    In October 1980, director Jean-Luc Godard appeared on two episodes of “The Dick Cavett Show” to promote the U.S. release of EVERY MAN FOR HIMSELF. Presented here, in their entirety, are those two episodes.

  • David Cronenberg, 1981

    In the following excerpts from the March 10, 1981, episode of his popular CBC talk show, Bob McLean talks to director David Cronenberg about the recent release of SCANNERS and some of his earlier films.

  • SPLIT SCREEN: Godzilla Revealed

  • “Cinéastes de notre temps”: Robert Bresson

    In this 1965 episode of the French television series “Cinéastes de notre temps,” produced by André S. Labarthe, director Robert Bresson sits down for his first on-camera interview, conducted by François Weyergans, a young writer for “Cahiers du cinéma.”

  • Jean Renoir and Michel Simon on BOUDU SAVED FROM DROWNING

    On January 1, 1967, Janine Bazin and Andre S. Labarthe devoted an episode of their series “Cinéastes de notre temps” to bringing together Jean Renoir and Michel Simon to discuss the films they had made together in the 1930s. In this excerpt from the episode, “Portrait de Michel Simon par Jean Ren...

  • Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni on “The Dick Cavett Show,” 1977

    Actors Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni had famous on-screen chemistry and appeared in many films together. While in New York to promote A SPECIAL DAY, they recorded an interview for “The Dick Cavett Show.” The resulting hour-long conversation was shown over two episodes, originally broadcas...