Cavalier Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Joseph Cavalier

Interviewed by: Cleve Landsberg

Assistant Director and UPM Joe Cavalier discusses his long career working on film and television sets on both coasts, working with such icons as Howard Hawks, Frank Capra and George Stevens.

Joe Cavalier recounts joining the Screen Directors Guild and helping to improve the wages of Second Assistant Directors.

Cavalier recalls his instrumental role in organizing NY-based RTDG directors at NBC to support the merger and join the new DGA.

He reminisces about his encounters with Harry Cohn and the working environment at Columbia Pictures.