Steven Spielberg

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Debbie Allen

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Debbie Allen on working with Steven Spielberg on Amistad

Richard Bare

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Richard L. Bare on narrating B-roll footage, featuring a photo of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas

Steven Bochco

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Steven Bochco on befriending Steven Spielberg early in both of their careers [briefly]

Tom Bosley

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Tom Bosley on his role in the pilot of Night Gallery, directed by Steven Spielberg, and co-starring Joan Crawford

Gilbert Cates

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Gilbert Cates on George Lucas receiving the Thalberg Award

Judith Crist

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Judith Crist on getting to know Steven Spielberg and Woody Allen

John Debney

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John Debney on composing for seaQuest DSV for executive producer Steven Spielberg

Richard Donner

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Richard Donner on directing the feature film "The Goonies"

Linda Ellerbee

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Linda Ellerbee on interviewing Steven Spielberg for her first story when she was working for KHOU in Houston

Norman Felton

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Norman Felton on executive producing The Psychiatrist, with episodes directed by Steven Spielberg

Michael J. Fox

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Michael J. Fox on Spielberg wanting him for Back to the Future
Michael J. Fox on his success with The David Letterman Film Festival and encouragement from Steven Spielberg to direct

Lesli Linka Glatter

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Lesli Linka Glatter on working with Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood on Amazing Stories

Whoopi Goldberg

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Whoopi Goldberg on the circumstances that led to her performing her Broadway show for Steven Spielberg and guests
Whoopi Goldberg on Steven Spielberg wanting her to play "Celie" in The Color Purple but she wanted to play "Sofia" (who was already going to be played by Oprah Winfrey)
Whoopi Goldberg on her process working with Steven Spielberg on The Color Purple -- he referred to other people's performances in films to guide her
Whoopi Goldberg on being nominated for an Oscar for her role in The Color Purple and controversy over the film
Whoopi Goldberg on Steven Spielberg telling her she that her screen credit in The Color Purple would be "And Introducing Whoopi Goldberg"

Gary David Goldberg

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Gary David Goldberg on how Michael J. Fox's movie career impacted Family Ties
Gary David Goldberg on Steven Spielberg loving the pilot of Brooklyn Bridge  

Carl Gottlieb

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Carl Gottlieb on writing the feature film "Jaws" for Steven Spielberg
Carl Gottlieb on doing rewrites for Steven Spielberg's "Jaws" on the fly during production, and on the production of the movie

George Clayton Johnson

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George Clayton Johnson on an episode of The Twilight Zone he wrote ("Kick the Can") that was used in the film version directed by Steven Spielberg and caused some trouble with the Writers Guild

William Link

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William Link on the directors of Columbo including Steven Spielberg

Richard Matheson

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Richard Matheson on being on set and observing Steven Spielberg during Duel

Gail Parent

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Gail Parent on writing Amazing Stories with her son

Timothy Van Patten

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Timothy Van Patten on doing the miniseries Into the West and The Pacific with Steven Spielberg

Lee Rich

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Lee Rich on meeting with Steven Spielberg

Richard Schiff

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Richard Schiff on getting cast in Steven Spielberg's "The Lost World"

Sid Sheinberg

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Sid Sheinberg on becoming Vice President of Universal Television and signing Steven Spielberg 
Sid Sheinberg on Steven Spielberg directing a segment of Night Gallery starring Joan Crawford

John Singleton

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John Singleton on meeting one of his idols: Steven Spielberg
John Singleton on what he learned from watching Steven Spielberg and Francis Ford Coppola direct

Dennis Weaver

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Dennis Weaver on starring in the TV movie Duel directed by Steven Spielberg

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