Tennessee Williams: theater in process

United States, 1976

Film
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A behind-the-scenes look at the production of the play “The red devil battery sign” by Tennessee Williams. Tennessee Williams talks about his career and about writing a play and how he works with a director rather than with the actors. The film shows a press conference, rehearsals of lines and then full rehearsals during which the director conveys his interpretation of some of the important symbols and speeches in the play

Credits

producer

Suzanne Tedesko

production company

Signet Productions

Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

Duration

00:28:50:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010721

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Drama

Music & Performing Arts → Performing arts

Music & Performing Arts → Playwrights - Biography

Music & Performing Arts → Theater - Production and direction

Music & Performing Arts → Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983

People → Playwrights - Biography

People → Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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