TV interview with Paul Muni. This repeat interview, originally broadcast Sept. 10, 1956, was to be the only brief one Paul Muni ever agreed to do on television.
Topics discussed include Muni's thoughts about retiring after his Broadway stint in INHERIT THE WIND concludes...unless something good comes along. Other topics, Mr. Muni's billing, his recent eye operation, and his praise of actor Marlon Brando.
Muni also discusses current rumors circulating about him, some true and some not true.
A salute to Motion Picture director, Mervyn LeRoy.
Both Mervyn LeRoy and David Frost recount their first time on stage, acting, as youngsters. Six of LeRoy's directed motion pictures are seen in clips discussed by the director with anecdotes. They include, Little Caesar, I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang, They Won't Forget, Waterloo Bridge, Blossoms in the Dust, and Wizard of Oz.
Other interesting memories by Mervyn LeRoy include his remembrance when directing a screen test of newcomer Clark Gable and the studio's dissention was that his "ears are too large."