DGA Visual History Robert Wise
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Robert Wise

Interviewed by: Jeremy Kagan

Former Directors Guild of America President Robert Wise discusses his career in the motion pictures, directing features films such as The Sound of Music, The Day the Earth Stood Still, and West Side Story, his directing methods and his "Three Ps" to success in the film industry.

Wise relates advice he got from editor and director Richard Wallace.

Wise discusses the most essential quality of a good director.

As a former film editor, Wise explains how he understands the need for coverage.