Charlton Heston

In this unedited recording, Charlton Heston looks back on his career, with a specific focus on the 1950s and the end of the 'studio system'. He mentions some of the directors he worked with during that time, including Cecil B DeMille, who cast him in 'The Greatest Show on Earth' (1952), George Stevens, William Wyler and Orson Welles, who worked both in front of and behind the camera in 'Touch of Evil' (1958).

This unedited interview is presented as it was originally recorded. Therefore, there are changes in the sound levels and there may be some interruptions and interference from background noise. Parts of this interview were used in the 1982 documentary 'The Golden Age of Hollywood'.

Recorded circa 1981.

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