Stanislavsky: maker of the modern theater

United States, 1972

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Explores the life, times and ideas of the theatrical innovator, Constantine Stanislavsky, who created method acting and founded the Moscow Art Theatre. Uses documentary footage, photographs, and dramatisations to show his memorable roles, his search for reality in character portrayal, and his staging of plays of Chekhov, Ostrovsky, Ibsen, Maeterlinch, Gorki and Turgeniev. Narrated by Paul Rogers.

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