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French actor and mime Marcel Marceau discusses the art of pantomime and many of his performances including "The Overcoat" by Gogol and "The Mask Maker". Marceau also discusses the history of pantomime, his inspirations, and how he came to be a mime.
Interviewing Charles Delaunay and Andre Rewliotty in Paris on "Jazz in Fance", May 60
Discussing the book "Is Paris burning?" and interviewing the authors Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.
Studs Terkel interviews writer and artist Simone de Beauvoir at her home in Paris, France, where they discuss her family history, early writing career and artistic influences, individualism, and the creative commitment required to be a successful writer.
Cole Porter biographer Robert Kimball talks with Studs about his book "Cole" and his subject's life and work as they listen to classic performances of some of his most beloved songs. They marvel at how Porter perfectly captured the zeitgeist of the times in his lyrics, his lyrical influences, his unique method of outside-in composing lyrics and music simultaneously, Bobby Short's masterful interpretations, controversies over some of his works, and how well his material holds up.