Fresh Air, Jay McInerney and Eva Marie Saint

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

Publisher's Summary

Novelist Jay McInerney and actress Eva Marie Saint on this edition of Fresh Air. Jay McInerney broke onto the literary scene with his best selling novel Bright Lights, Big City, about the excesses of the a Manhattan yuppie in the 1980s. His new book is a collection of essays about the pleasure of wine. It's called Bacchus & Me: Adventures in the Wine Cellar. Actress Eva Marie Saint starred opposite Marlon Brando in the 1954 film On the Waterfront, and won an academy award for her portrayal of his convent-reared girlfriend. Later she and Cary Grant teamed up for Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest. Saint studied at the famed Actors Studio whose alumni include Brando, Paul Newman, Marilyn Monroe, and Dennis Hopper. This Sunday she stars in the CBS Sunday Movie, Papa's Angels. (Broadcast Date: November 30, 2000)

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  • Release Date: 11-30-2000
  • Publisher: WHYY-FM