FXF0306 MIKE NICHOLS: SUZANA PERIC, NANCY ALLEN, DEBORAH WALLACH, ANN GRAY, LEE DICHTER, RON BOCHAR, PAUL LEVIN
Filmmaker Mike Nichols who died in 2014, first became famous performing as part of an improvisational comedy duo with writer-director Elaine May-- What began as an improvised skit with Chicago’s Compass Players, expanded to a radio show which then moved to television and ended as a Broadway hit and Grammy winning album.
Nichols the comedian, Nichols the director of movies and television, Nichols the director of plays, Nichols the producer, the writer, whose work earned him four Emmys, a Grammy, an Oscar, and nine Tonys was also an urbane man about town whose wit and humanity preceded him in reputation and attracted the admiration and loyalty of the best actors and artists in television film and theater.
From his first film Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf, nominated for 13 Oscars and winner of 5 to The Graduate, Catch 22 Carnal Knowledge Silkwood, Wit, Angels in America and Charlie Wilson’s War he established himself as an important cultural leader in multiple disciplines.
In this episode of Frame By Frame, you’ll meet the collaborators who helped craft films such as Angels in America, Primary Colors and Charlie Wilsons War, including music editors Suzana Peric and Nancy Allen, ADR Supervisor Deborah Wallach, re-recording mixer, Lee Dichter, Sound Supervisor, Ron Bochar, Post Production Manager, Ann Gray and Producer and Post Production Supervisor, Paul Levin.
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