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Jules Dassin and Melina Mercouri discuss Greece. Includes an interview with Irene Papas. Includes an interview with Nikos Gounaris. Includes Greek song sung by Melina Mercouri. Includes song ["Kamos"] by the composer [Dirocus]. Includes the song "Women of Souli." Includes song "Mitros and Mirina."
Members of the Purple Underground, Ingrid Superstar, Gerard Malanga, Paul Morrissey and Sterling Morrison discuss being apart of Andy Warhol's "Exploding Plastic Inevitable". EPI is a production of films, strobe lights, music and dancing. The group talks about the large audiences going to the shows out of curiosity. They also talk about items being thrown at them while they're on stage and that half of their audiences walk out before the performance is over.
Harold Rosenberg, a provocative and loquacious art critic, joins Studs Terkel to discuss trends in the art world. The interview begins with a clip from Sonia Delaunay, who remarks that Pablo Picasso does not create art, but transforms it. Rosenberg disagrees with this statement, elaborating on his beliefs that tradition and past experiences and influences are present in any work. The desire to create “new” art is also a complicated concept, according to Rosenberg, as art transcends time and can be considered “new” to new viewers.
Francis S. Chase discusses education, art, and science. Chase also discusses creativity, human behavior, and technology among other topics.
Francis S. Chase discusses education, art, and science. Chase also discusses creativity, human behavior, and technology among other topics. Includes a clip of an interview with Dr. Jay Bernofsky.
Danish essayist and novelist Elsa Gress discusses her work, current events, and cultural movements. Her book "My Many Homes" ("Mine mange hjem") is also mentioned. She talks about American and Demark, theater, and the sexual revolution.
Eddie Balchowsky tells stories about being an Observation Scout during the Spanish Civil War and marching with a British battalion. He plays and sings several songs of the time.(unknown titles)
Studs Terkel continues to interview actress and singer Eartha Kitt. Part 3 of the interview begins with Kitt discussing the following; her career; her international travels; and linguistic abilities.
Studs Terkel continues to interview actress and singer Eartha Kitt. Part 2 of the interview begins with the song "Üsküdara", and ends with "Mountain High, Valley Low", both sung by Kitt. Kitt discusses the following; her career; her desire to entertain; her autobiography, "Thursday's Child"; her mothers death; the art of interacting with the audience; the femme fatale; her time with the Katherine Dunham Dancers; and her portrayl of Helen of Troy.
Studs Terkel interviews actress and singer Eartha Kitt. The program begins with a musical selections sung by Kitt, "C'est Si Bon". Kitt discusses the following; her career; how the songs she sings are interpreted and preferred by people of different nationalities; what led her to be an international star; her childhood; her meeting with Albert Einstein;
Jane Stedman discusses the lives of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan and the works they created jointly as Gilbert and Sullivan with emphasis on their comic opera "Utopia, Limited."
When looking at the set design, David Hockney, doesn’t want the viewer to see a tree but to see “tree-ness”. A true fan of music, but Hockney reveals that he is unable to paint if there’s music playing in the background. Hockney said it’s important to stay for more than opening night of “Turandot”. To see the opera on different nights, from different seats in the audience, allows him to make his current work and/or future work better. Program also includes an excerpt of an interview with British poet Stephen Spender 4:56 to 5:51.