GREGORY ZUCKER is the Managing Editor of Logos: A Journal of Modern Society and Culture.
Walter Bernstein is one of the most celebrated writers for film and television. His writing for television included shows like Danger and You Are There. Due to the blacklist, Bernstein received no credit for his work on films like The Magnificent Seven and The Train.
One of the preeminent film and television directors of his time, Arthur Penn is best known for groundbreaking films like Mickey One, The Miracle Worker, Bonnie and Clyde, Little Big Man, and Night Moves. Two summers ago, Gregory Zucker and Robert White sat down with Penn in his Manhattan apartment to discuss his career.
I have confession to make, one that makes me a bad film critic and, quite possibly, an even worse American: I dont care what the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences thinks the best films of the year were.