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Actors Studio, New York, N.Y., recordings 1956-1969

Actors Studio (New York, N.Y.)

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 406 tape recordings
  • OCLC ocn173704550
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  • RESTRICTED: No sound recordings may be made from this collection.


  • Tape recordings of plays, improvisations, monologues, and exercises by the New York theater workshop founded in 1947 by Elia Kazan, Cheryl Crawford, and Robert Lewis. Among the featured actors are Richard Beymer, Bruce Dern, Keir Dullea, Jane Fonda, Anne Jackson, Ron Liebman, Viveca Lindfors, Jack Lord, Steve McQueen, Zero Mostel, Paul Newman, Julie Newmar, Patricia Neal, Al Pacino, Geraldine Page, Estelle Parsons, George Peppard, Maureen Stapleton, Rip Torn, Ralph Waite, Eli Wallach, Gene Wilder, and Shelley Winters. Also recorded are discussions and lectures by Lee Strasberg, Etienne Decroux, Cheryl Crawford, and the directors unit.


  • Portions presented by Lee Strasberg, New York, N.Y., 1962 and 1963, and portions placed on deposit by Mr. Strasberg, 1969.
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