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Hume Cronyn on acting at Stratford

The Stratford Festival grew from humble beginnings in a leaky tent into a revered institution. The drama festival has continued to attract actors, critics and theatre-goers from around the globe. Paradoxically, this almost proved to be its undoing. With international directors at the helm in the early years, frustrated Canadians sat on the sidelines. Financial problems almost shut the festival down. But the curtain would rise again on a new golden era.

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Hume Cronyn discusses the unique Stratford theatrical style.

Medium: Radio
Program: Old Acquaintance
Broadcast Date: Aug. 5, 1954
Guest(s): Hume Cronyn
Reporter: Harry Rasky
Duration: 2:09

Last updated: December 13, 2012

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