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This edition: Otto Preminger, film director

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 8, 1973.

Host James Day interviews director Otto Preminger about his professional drive to produce films and theater. He discusses his entrance into theater in his youth, studying law to appease his father, and then starting his own theater in Vienna. Preminger recounts his entrance into the Hollywood industry and issues he experienced with censorship of controversial subject matter in his films.

Day at Night originally aired on public television from 1973-1974. This episode was restored by CUNY Television.

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