Visual History Hal Cooper
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Visual History with Hal Cooper

Interviewed by: Michael Zinberg

Hal Cooper has directed over 40 television series, many of which he wrote and produced, as well. Cooper started out in show business as a child actor on radio, and got his first chance to direct at the early age of 13 on the set of the radio program Rainbow House.

Cooper describes his early career in radio and his directorial debut at the age of 13.

Cooper feels a director's job is to create an atmosphere where people can do their best work.

Cooper describes what he learned from acclaimed director George Stevens at a DGA Council meeting.