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Maya Angelou: Ian McKellen

Synopsis
US late night talk and variety show hosted by Tom Synder. May Angelou and Ian McKellen are the guests. McKellen speaks of his role in the film RICHARD III and the nature of costuming and historical accuracy; the resistance he encountered in making the film; the relationship between actors and politicians, especially in reference to his work as an advocate for gay rights; what knighthood and the monarchy mean to the modern British people; and his role in the play Amadeus and his thoughts on the 1984 film version.
Series
Late Late Show with Tom Synder
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
19 Dec 1995 at 00:35 (Channel: CBS)
Duration
40 mins

Credits

Director
Brian McAloon
Contributor
Ian McKellen; Tom Snyder

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Richard III
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Richard III

Production Company

Name

CBS Productions

Archive

Name

Paley Center for Media

Web
http://www.paleycenter.org/ External site opens in new window
Phone
(212) 621-6600
Address
25 West 52 Street
New York
New York
110019
USA
Notes
Formerly Museum of Television and Radio (MTR). The name changed in 2007.

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