Oral History

Early influences

Bartenieff – OH 1 – 8:28 “In my fifth year, my mother arranged with my great aunt…” – 13:03 “…from just a flat painting.”

George describes some early influences at school in the Austrian foothills.

Turning point

Bartenieff – OH 2 – 36:40 “1960 was the real turning point for me…” – 44:02 “…and that turned out to be The Brig.”

George describes the importance of the sixties in his career.

Aging, motivation, discrimination

Bartenieff – OH 3 – 1:09:09 “I do see some glimmers…” – 1:14:04 “…and the heart learning.”

Discussion of future of movements in art due to current political climate and advice to younger actors.