Joan Crawford

Duration: 32 minutes

First transmitted in 1956, this episode features guests Joan Crawford, Maurice Elvey, Jeff Morrow and Mervyn Leroy. Peter Haigh speaks first to Joan Crawford about her new film, her family and and introduces her new co-star Heather Sears. British film director Maurice Elvey compares two early films on Dick Turpin. Jeff Morrow and Mervyn Leroy also discuss their recent films.

Last on

Tue 7 Aug 1956 21:45 BBC Television Service

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Peter Haigh
Derek Bond
Maurice Elvey
Alan Sleath
Production Designer
Norman James
Interviewed Guest
Joan Crawford
Interviewed Guest
Mervyn Leroy
Interviewed Guest
Jeff Morrow
Interviewed Guest
Heather Sears
Interviewed Guest
Katherine Hepburn
Interviewed Guest
Bob Hope


  • Tue 7 Aug 1956 21:45 BBC Television Service

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