Butler Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Robert Butler (1927-2023)

Interviewed by: Gene Reynolds

Robert Butler discusses his career as a director on television shows such as Batman and Hill Street Blues. Butler discusses his participation in the Guild and offers his insights and philosophy on the craft of directing.

Director Robert Butler recalls how he broke into the industry and got his first directing job.

What Butler learned working on the Batman series about shooting action sequences.

Butler describes how he created the signature gritty look for Hill Street Blues.