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Lewis Archibald interviews Steve Martin.

Title
Lewis Archibald interviews Steve Martin.
Author
Martin, Steve, 1945-
Publication
[1981].

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Details

Additional Authors
Archibald, Lewis
Found In
Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews.
Description
3 streaming audio files (approximately 93 minutes) : digital, mono.
Summary
Lewis Archibald, a journalist who wrote for the magazine "Downtown," interviews American comedian, actor and musician Steve Martin. Martin talks about his acting career, and the roles he played in various productions in the 1970's-1980's such as the role of Arthur in the 1981 musical film "Pennies from heaven" adapted from a 1978 BBC television drama for American audiences by Dennis Potter, who changed its setting from London and the Forest of Dean to Depression era Chicago and rural Illinois, that was recently released; and his work on the comedy-mystery film "Dead men don't wear plaid" as co-writer, narrator and actor (the film was released in 1982). He also discusses his personal and professional relationships with various film directors; his writing, musical and comedian career; and his influences and mentors.
Alternative Title
Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Interviews.
  • Sound recordings.
Note
  • Interview by Lewis Archibald, most probably conducted for the magazine "Downtown".
  • Title supplied by cataloger from information on original cassette.
Access (note)
  • Access to original items restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio at NYPL Research Libraries only.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Archival original (2 audiocassettes : analog, mono) available in *LTC 6442 and *LTC 6443 (side A).
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews, *L (Special) 96-05.
Call Number
*LTC 6442--6443
OCLC
899244692
Author
Martin, Steve, 1945- interviewee.
Title
Lewis Archibald interviews Steve Martin.
Production
[1981].
Type of Content
spoken word
Type of Medium
audio
computer
Type of Carrier
audiocassette
online resource
Event
Recorded [1981] New York, N.Y.
Additional Formats
Archival original (2 audiocassettes : analog, mono) available in *LTC 6442 and *LTC 6443 (side A).
Access
Access to original items restricted. Patrons can access streaming audio at NYPL Research Libraries only.
Linking Entry
Forms part of Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews, *L (Special) 96-05.
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NYPL Digital Collections
Added Author
Archibald, Lewis, interviewer.
Archibald, Lewis, donor.
Added Title
Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews.
Found In:
Lewis Archibald collection of recorded interviews.
Research Call Number
*LTC 6442--6443
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