NORTH CAROLINA PEOPLE WITH WILLIAM FRIDAY {JEFFREY HAYDEN AND EVA MARIE SAINT} (TV)

Summary

One in this series in which host William Friday, the president of the University of North Carolina, interviews successful people who reside in or hail from North Carolina. In this edition, Friday talks with the happily married couple director Jeffrey Hayden and actress Eva Marie Saint. Topics discussed, among others, include: the play "Death of a Salesman" that they are doing together in North Carolina; what it was like directing a play of such classic stature; the atmosphere around the cast and crew during rehearsals; the major differences between acting in film, television, and on the stage; directing a lot of action/drama shows on television and why he won't do them again; the direction that shows with violent subject matter are going and what is happening to the children who watch them; the golden age of television; what Eva Marie Saint tells young people who want to break into acting; the difficulty of getting over the first rejection following an audition; the filming of the movie "The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming"; what they attribute their success to; what they foresee of the future of the arts in society fifteen years down the road.

Cataloging of this program was made possible by the William R. Kenan, Jr., Charitable Trust in honor of William C. Friday.

Details

  • NETWORK: PBS North Carolina Public Television
  • DATE: March 4, 1994 Friday 8:30 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:24:46
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:40978
  • GENRE: Talk/Interviews
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Acting
  • SERIES RUN: UNC-TV - TV series, 1970-2012
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CREDITS

    • William Friday … Host
    • Jeffrey Hayden … Guest
    • Eva Marie Saint … Guest