Fresh Air Archive, Angela Lansbury

  • by Terry Gross
  • Narrated by Terry Gross
  • 0 hrs and 47 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Veteran actress Angela Lansbury on this archive edition of Fresh Air. She's spent over 50 years in the business on stage, and in film and television. When she was 17 she debuted in Gaslight, and was nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of Ingrid Bergman's Cockney maid. Lansbury also played opposite Judy Garland in The Harvey Girls, was Elvis Presley's mother in Blue Hawaii, and the manipulative mother in The Manchurian Candidate. On stage she starred in Mame and was the baker of the worst pies in London in Sweeney Todd. For twelve years she starred in the TV series, Murder, She Wrote. (Original Broadcast Date: November 28, 2000)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-26-2003
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM