An Evening with Angela Lansbury (2004)
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This Paley Center seminar honors Angela Lansbury and her six decades of TV performances. Los Angeles Paley Center Vice-president and Director Barbara Dixon introduces Lansbury, who presents a clip reel of career highlights.pAfterward, Dixon talks with Lansbury about her childhood in London; when she chose to be an actress; emigrating to America in 1940; her entry into the film business; her entry into TV; her favorite TV project; her role in the film iThe Manchurian Candidatei; her role in the Broadway musical iMamei; and the TV series iMurder, She Wrotei.pQuestions from the audience lead to an examination of the film iSomething for Everyonei; plans for future singing and dancing roles; working with Stephen Sondheim; how her height affected her acting career; working with Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy on iState of the Unioni; her thoughts on a rumored remake of iThe Manchurian Candidatei; favorite guest stars on iMurder, She Wrotei; working with Jerry Herman; selecting roles; working within the Hollywood studio system in the 1940s and 1950s; roles she rejected; Hollywood blacklisting in the 1950s; and her costumes in iMurder, She Wrotei.

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