STK-ID 37321

MCS of Leopold Simoneau talking to camera, PAN to Simoneau's wife, Pierrette Alarie talking to camera during interview at their residence near Salzburg, Austria. Two-shot of Alarie and Simoneau at garden table. MS, CU of Theresa Stratas speaking to of camera in her living-room, pouring coffee, talking from behind piano. PAN from window to Stratas playing piano, singing. ECU of ballet dancer David Adams in deep thought by tree. Longer shot of Adams moving towards lake. MS of Adams in bathing trunks sitting on quay, talking to interviewer off frame. Shot of Herbert Whittaker, drama critic for the Globe and Mail newspaper, interviewing person behind camera. Shot of actor Christopher Plummer being interviewed while preparing for role. CUs of Plummer applying makeup, talking. Two-shot of Plummer and Whittaker in mirror during interview. MS, CU, of Celia Franca being interviewed at her desk. Two-shot of Frances Hyland, as Desdemona, being interviewed by Whittaker. MS of Hyland. Shot of Frances Hyland joining Whittaker on steps of stage, talking. Shots of John Drainie and fellow actor doing scene on television shooting stage, director and television camera rolling into view. Two-shot of Drainie being interviewed by Whittaker.


Excerpt from
The Performer
Canada, Austria
National Film Board
Restriction Information
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Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio