1. Learn from the master.
A documentary master class assembled from Ray’s own personal recordings, this film will share insights from behind the scenes of classics like Rebel Without a Cause, In a Lonely Place, and Johnny Guitar.
Action! is directed by Ray’s wife, Susan, as part of a series honoring the legendary director on what would have been his 100th birthday. Learn a thing or two from one of the giants of 20th-century cinema — Action! is our Project of the Day.

    Learn from the master.

    A documentary master class assembled from Ray’s own personal recordings, this film will share insights from behind the scenes of classics like Rebel Without a CauseIn a Lonely Place, and Johnny Guitar.

    Action! is directed by Ray’s wife, Susan, as part of a series honoring the legendary director on what would have been his 100th birthday. Learn a thing or two from one of the giants of 20th-century cinema — Action! is our Project of the Day.

  2. Bill Ratner: Screaming with Professionals

    Strangers is a Kickstarter-funded public radio podcast, created by Lea Thau for KCRW.

    After successfully raising a budget for Season Two last month, Thau has been hard at work finalizing the new episodes.

    The first one just launched, featuring legendary voice actor Bill Ratner, primal scream therapy, tragedy, Hollywood, and redemption. Deinitely something to shout about. Take a listen…

    A young Bill Ratner contemplates a change.