Seidelman Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Arthur Seidelman

Interviewed by: Randal Kleiser

Film and television director Arthur Allan Seidelman (Walking Across Egypt, A Christmas Carol) looks back on his long career, from studying under famed acting coach Sanford Meisner, to directing Arnold Schwarzenegger in his first acting role.

Arthur Seidelman shares how he works with actors who want to play a role differently than he envisioned, riffing off a comment actor Maria Bello made about his direction.

Seidelman explains how he develops a collaborative relationship with his cinematographers.

How Elizabeth Taylor helped him realize that sometimes a director needs to step back to find the best solution.