This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Edwin Sherin

Interviewed by: Larry Auerbach

Edwin Sherin attended Brown University, then served in the armed forces during the Korean War. On his return home, he was accepted to the Marquette University School of Medicine, but became interested in Theatre by chance while waiting for his date at an actor’s workshop.

The advice cinematographer Gabor Pogany gave Sherin on his first feature film.

Choreographing actors to economize on camera movement.

How to keep performances fresh in a long running series like Law & Order