Discussing the book "Mabel Normand: Hollywood's first I don't care girl " with the biographer Betty Harper Fussell.
Anna Deavere Smith discusses and demonstrates her unique character portrayals from her works "Fires in the Mirror" and "Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992."
Studs speaks to actress Peggy Nelson, playwright Arnaud d'Usseau, and student Olivier Bernier while he is in France. [Part 2 includes Yves Montand.]
Studs interview with Hildegard Knef, actress and writer. They discuss her life in Nazi Germany during the war and her experience as an actress when she came to America. Studs and Hildegard read together from her book, "The Gift Horse." Knef describes her family, Nazi Germany, survival, and her experience as a German in American post WWII. Her husband, David Anthony Palastanga, also reads an excerpt from her book.
Discussing Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" and the Beckett Project with director Alan Schneider.
Discussing the book "Front and center" with the author John Houseman.
Readings (3) from Charles Dickens and interviewing with British Actor George Harland.
Discussing his role in Jeffrey Sweet's "The value of names" with actor- comedian Shelley Berman.