Donovan Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Tom Donovan

Interviewed by: Joshua White

Tom Donovan discusses starting out as a stage manager in theater and moving into directing and producing during the early days of Television. Donovan describes his work in live TV on drama anthology series like The United States Steel Hour and on daytime serials such as General Hospital.

Donovan describes working as a Stage Manager and AD in the early days of live television.

How he got the chance to move into directing and how he passed the opportunity along to others.

Shooting a complicated scene with Edward G. Robinson in one long traveling shot without retakes.