DGA Visual History Interview with Carl Reiner
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Carl Reiner

Interviewed by: Randal Kleiser

Carl Reiner describes how he came to be involved in show business, his early days in television, and the motivation behind his decision to start directing relatively late in his already successful career as an actor, writer, and producer.

As a kid, Reiner didn't understand that a director was responsible for the films he enjoyed.

Reiner discusses the pros and cons of giving an actor a line reading.

Director Carl Reiner describes trying to give line readings to a French actor on Norman Jewison's The Art of Love.