Thursday audio: Pauline Kael on the Auteur Theory
to this55-minute radio broadcast of Pauline Kael
attacking the auteur theory in 1963, speaking at San Fernando Valley State College, and unearthed bytsutpen.blogspot.com
, which also linksKael talking to Jean-Luc Godard
). I've read Kael since the early '80s, and this is the first time I've ever heard her voice. Am I surprised it sounds nothing like I imagined? For more Kael audio, slightly closer to how I'd imagine her, here's NPR's2001 special
after her death, with links to various radio appearances over the years. She's the reason I do this, so I'll always go back to her. Here's the entirePauline Kael Archives
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