Lelia Goldoni was eighteen years old and a student at the Cassavetes-Lane Drama Workshop when she was cast as the female lead in SHADOWS. This 12-minute interview with her was conducted in Los Angeles in 2004.
Seymour Cassel was a young aspiring actor when he met actor-director John Cassavetes in 1957, and the two went on to make numerous films together and forged a lifelong friendship. In this interview, conducted in Los Angeles in 2004, Cassel discusses his experiences as a crew member on SHADOWS.
The Cassavetes-Lane Drama Workshop, founded in 1956 by John Cassavetes and Burt Lane, was located in the Variety Arts Building at 225 West Forty-Sixth Street in Manhattan. It was there that the idea to make SHADOWS originated. This rare silent footage captures various actors rehearsing at the wor...
The following program details the UCLA Film & Television Archive’s work to preserve SHADOWS. The bulk of the restoration took place from 2000 to 2002, with funding provided by the Film Foundation and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, among other organizations.