Jack Lemmon's Archive of American Television Interview is Now Online!
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In this 4-part (each 30 minute part is posted separately) oral history interview, actor Jack Lemmon discusses his early television appearances on sitcoms, anthology teleplays, and guest appearances in variety shows. In the 1950s and 60s, Lemmon became an established motion picture star, most notably in Billy Wilder's film Some Like It Hot, which he discusses. He talks about his return to television in 1972, in the special (one of his favorites) Jack Lemmon in 'S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin. He discusses some of the television movies he appeared in, starting from the late 1980s, which included The Murder of Mary Phagan, Long Day's Journey Into Night, and 12 Angry Men. The Archive of American Television interview was conducted on November 4, 1998 by Morrie Gelman.