In his three-hour interview, Arthur Penn (1922-2010) discusses his early years and his experience in World War II. He recalls his first television job as floor manager for The Colgate Comedy Hour where he learned how to direct for television. He details his association with producer Fred Coe, who hired him to direct episodes of Philco-Goodyear Playhouse. He chronicles directing several other classic anthology series, including Producer’s Showcase, Playhouse 90, and Playwrights '56. He recalls how his television directing work led to a career in feature films which included Bonnie and Clyde, The Miracle Worker, and Alice’s Restaurant. Henry Colman conducted the interview on October 21, 1998 in New York, NY.