Post Interview
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Ted Post

Interviewed by: Jeremy Kagan

Film and television director Ted Post (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Magnum Force) discusses his long career on both the silver and small screens, his theater beginnings, and his working philosophies on and off the set.

Ted Post discusses the importance of sets and props, recalling how he directed Clint Eastwood to use props in Hang 'Em High.

Post recollects how he was fired and then praised for re-imagining a script on Schlitz Playhouse of Stars.

How he directed Tyne Daly to find her character and give a powerful performance in Cagney and Lacey.