DeToth Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with André De Toth

Interviewed by: Jeremy Kagan

In this first Visual History conducted in 2000, director of television and feature films, André De Toth discusses his career, which spanned more than 50 years and two continents; his collaborations with other filmmakers, from John Huston to David Lean; and some of the technical challenges he faced, from the location shooting for Pitfall (1948) and Crime Wave (1954), to the stunts in Carson City (1952) and Springfield Rifle (1952); and the pioneering 3-D effects in House of Wax (1953).

André De Toth defines the character traits of a director.

De Toth explains how every shot is a master.

He reflects on his approach to stunts and stunt performers.