American and British Directors
After re-shooting the interviews with Robert Wise, Richard Fleischer and Vincent Sherman who had agreed to work with John, the directors themselves were so impressed with John's knowledge of film past and present that they in turn contacted film industry colleagues suggesting that they should also participate in this series of documentaries.
To date John has filmed further extensive interviews with other eminent directors including Edward Dmytryk, George Sidney, Budd Boetticher, Abraham Polonsky, Guy Green, Ken Annakin, Andre De Toth, Melville Shavelson, Michael Anderson, Stanley Kramer, Bryan Forbes, Delbert Mann, Burt Kennedy, Arthur Hiller, Irvin Kershner, John Frankenheimer and Mark Rydell.
To compliment each documentary, Hollywood luminaries including Robert Stack, Don Murray, Virginia Mayo, Charlton Heston, Mark Hamill, Lord Richard Attenborough, Robert Wagner, Maximilian Schell, Eva Marie Saint, Sir Peter Ustinov, Ernest Borgnine, Angie Dickinson, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn, George Chakiris, Sir John Mills, James Coburn, Beau Bridges, Liv Ullmann, George Segal, Joan Leslie, James Garner, Jean Simmons, Rod Steiger, Elliott Gould, Claire Bloom, Glynis Johns, Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Dana Wynter, Dinah Sheridan, George Cole, Leslie Phillips, Eric Sykes, Stuart Whitman, Rod Taylor, James MacArthur, Sarah Miles, Richard Todd, Kevin McCarthy, Hazel Court, Anthony Franciosa, Theodore Bikel, Barbara Carrera, Peter Falk, Stanley Baxter, James Fox, Barbara Rush, Carrie Fisher, Nina Foch, James Caan, Dabney Coleman, Martin Landau and Frederic Forrest, were filmed recalling their work with the relevant directors.
The above documentaries are available for private viewing/licencing from Henderson’s Film Industries.
See American and British Directors documentaries for full information on these programs.