Scheerer Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Robert Scheerer

Interviewed by: Jim Drake

Veteran television and film director Robert Scheerer (The Danny Kaye Show, Star Trek: The Next Generation) discusses his long career in the entertainment industry, starting as an actor and working his way behind the camera to direct some of the most popular television series of the 1960s, 70s, 80s and 90s.

Robert Scheerer discusses how he directed A Happening in Central Park starring Barbra Streisand.

Scheerer describes what he learned about shooting dance from choreographer George Balanchine.

He recommends that directors have can-do attitudes and be prepared to answer many questions.