In this interview excerpt, playwright Shelagh Delaney discusses growing up in Salford, England, and writing her hit play “A Taste of Honey” at the age of eighteen. The interview aired in 1960 on the television series “Close-Up.”
A French television crew followed Agnès Varda in 1965 as she filmed pickup shots for LES CRÉATURES with actor Michel Piccoli at her home on the rue Daguerre and supervised the music composition and postproduction processes for the film.
In this 2010 video interview, John Ford’s grandson and biographer Dan Ford (“Pappy: The Life of John Ford”) discusses the director’s personal home movies and what they reveal about the man and his special relationships with Hollywood luminaries like John Wayne and cinematographer Gregg Toland.
In this in-depth interview, first aired on January 30, 1972, Jeanne Moreau reflects on her long career in French cinema and her work with some of the country’s greatest directors, sharing her thoughts on aging, acting, and character development.