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Title From Russia to Hollywood : the 100-year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff / written and directed by Frederick Keeve ; produced by Frederick Keeve, Peter Spirer, Chuck Block.


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 UniM Store VID  792.0922 FROM  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (97 minutes) : sound, colour and black and white ; 1/2 in.
1/2 in.
Notes Off-air recording of the ABC-TV program broadcast 21/3/04. Copied under Part 5A of the Copyright Act 1968.
"Keeve Productions in association with City Block Productions and Aslan Pictures presents ..."
Performers Narrated by Gregory Peck and Mala Powers.
Summary Examines the journey of Michael Chekhov and George Shdanoff that brought a unique technique of acting to Hollywood which turned Stanislavski's acting theory on its head, and empowered the legendary Hollywood stars and directors of the 40s, 50s and beyond to create their most memorable work on stage and in films. Includes interviews with Gregory Peck, Lloyd Bridges, Leslie Caron, Sharon Gless, Patricia Neal, Jack Palance, Mala Powers, Anthony Quinn, Richard Schickel, Craig Sheffer, Robert Stack, Beatrice Straight.
Other author Keeve, Frederick.
Spirer, Peter.
Block, Chuck.
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003.
Powers, Mala, 1931-2007.
Subject Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955.
Shdanoff, George, 1905-1998.
Acting teachers -- Soviet Union -- Biography.
Method acting.
Variant Title 100 year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff.
One hundred year odyssey of Chekhov and Shdanoff.