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Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Robbins at Work

In these interview out takes, Jerome Robbins’s friends and colleagues describe the master at work. Austin Pendleton recalls Robbins as a man in turmoil constantly seeking inspiration, Charlotte d’Amboise remembers his intensely technical direction that he miraculously imbued with humanity to get his actors to “play the scene,” and Jerry Mitchell tells the story of […]

Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Robbins’ Collaborators

Stephen Sondheim on Robbins’ inventiveness; Austin Pendleton on Robbins’ ability to heighten the emotions written in a script; Arthur Laurents on Robbins’ ability to build on ideas and improve them.

Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Robbins and Music

Jerry Bock on Robbins’ musicality; John Kander on Robbins’ love of improvisation; Stephen Sondheim on Robbins’ ability to grasp music instantly.

Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Balanchine and Robbins

Robert Gottlieb on Robbins’ ambition; Violet Verdy on Balanchine’s tendency to move on after completing a ballet; Kay Mazzo on Robbins’ respect for Balanchine.

Jerome Robbins: Something to Dance About

Robbins, the Taskmaster

Carol Lawrence on Robbins’ sarcastic tone; Stephanie Saland on Robbins’ harsh criticism; Sondra Lee on Robbins’ dark mood; Austin Pendleton on Robbins’ self-criticism; Eliot Feld on how dancers knew when Robbins was pleased.

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story

Interviews with WB Icons

Exclusive interviews with Warner Bros. directors, producers, and executives not included in the film.

You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story

Filmmaker Interview – Richard Schickel

Richard Schickel, director of “You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story,” discusses the making of the film.