Neame Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Ronald Neame

Interviewed by: Alain Silver

Ronald Neame discusses his early days in silent pictures and as an assistant cameraman for Alfred Hitchcock on the first English Talkie, working with actors like Alec Guinness and Judy Garland, and directing films such as Tunes of Glory (1960) and The Poseidon Adventure (1972).

Ronald Neame recalls his first day at Elstree Studios where Alfred Hitchcock was directing one of his early silent films.

Neame describes the unexpected difficulties in transitioning from silent film to sound on Hitchcock's first talkie.

Neame's reflections on the job of the director.