Ivory VH Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with James Ivory

Interviewed by: Raymond De Felitta

Acclaimed director James Ivory (The Remains of the Day, A Room with A View) looks back on his long career helming films under the legendary Merchant-Ivory Productions banner. 

James Ivory recounts his feelings about Room With A View and why he cast Daniel Day-Lewis, despite his lavender hair.

Ivory explains how cheering up director George Cukor helped him to gain DGA membership.

Ivory descibes the best and worst parts of directing and his long collaboration with writer Ruth Prawer Jhabvala and producer Ismail Merchant.