Faye welcomes Douglas Fairbanks, Jr who talks about his last film State Secret. He says it took a month just to shoot the mountain climbing sequence. They also talk about his films Prisoner of Zenga and Sinbad the Sailor as well as some of his father's films. Then they meet Marty Schneider and Bill Thomas of the New York University fencing team and watch as the two fence. Fairbanks talks about the difference between movie fencing and real fencing. He demonstrates with Schneider how to choreograph movie fencing.
Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research
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A 16mm film print of this show is available for viewing at the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research in Madison, WI. See more