Acting: Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio (1980)

Acting: Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 44mins.
Genres Documentary
Keywords compilation, performance
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Arnold Eagle Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Herbert Kline Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Philip Schulz Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Peter A Mayer Co-Producer n/a 170 3000003
Carl Schaeffer Executive Producer (Actors Studio) 174 3000002
Herbert Kline Director n/a 2 2000001
Herbert Kline Producer n/a 3 3000001
Marcel Boerkman Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000002
Arnold Eagle Editor n/a 172 7000001
Phyllis Gold Gluck Production Associate n/a 120822 25000002
Chaim Sprei Production Associate n/a 120822 25000003
Tracy O'Kates Production Associate n/a 120822 25000001
Hal Hackaday Theme Lyrics lyrics 120861 8000002
Peter A Mayer Editor n/a 172 7000002
Werner Jansen Music n/a 120781 8000001
Members of the Actors Studio Actor n/a 1 1000017
Lee Strasberg Institute Actor n/a 1 1000016
Anna Strasberg Actor Herself 1 1000006
Herbert Kline Actor Himself 1 1000007
Susan Strasberg Actor Herself 1 1000005
Jane Fonda Actor Herself 1 1000004
Ellen Burstyn Actor Herself 1 1000002
Dick Cavett Actor Himself 1 1000003
Burgess Meredith Actor Himself 1 1000008
Carroll O'Connor Actor Himself 1 1000009
Elia Kazan Actor Himself 1 1000014
Robert De Niro Actor Himself 1 1000015
Anne Jackson Actor Herself 1 1000013
Eli Wallach Actor Himself 1 1000012
Shelley Winters Actor Herself 1 1000010
Al Pacino Actor Himself 1 1000011
Lee Strasberg Actor Himself 1 1000001
Lee Strasberg and The Actors Studio that he created are documented. Strasberg is interviewed, seen reacting to filmed performances by legendary actors, as well as with his friends and those he is mentoring. Actors Studio graduate Jane Fonda talks about the benefits of her education there, and clips of other famed alumni, James Dean and Marlon Brando are shown. Konstantin Stanislavsky, who was Strasberg's inspiration, talks about acting wtih two of Strasberg's students.