DONALD PLEASENCE: ARTICLES AND INTERVIEWS






STARS FROM BRITAIN: DONALD PLEASENCE

Interview with Donald Pleasence during the Broadway run of Harold Pinter's THE CARETAKER.
Published 12/10/1961 in the NEW YORK TIMES.




PLEASENCE WITHOUT MAKEUP

Interview with Donald Pleasence during the Broadway run of Jean Anoulih's POOR BITOS.
Published 11/22/1964 in the NEW YORK TIMES.




MAD DOGS AND AN ENGLISHMAN

Fiona Lewis interviews Donald Pleasence during the filming of HEARTS OF THE WEST.
Published 2/9/1975 in the LOS ANGELES TIMES.




PLEASENCE'S VILLAINY...AN ACT THAT PAYS OFF

Interview with Donald Pleasence from 1976. Published in THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE on 12/19/76.



DONALD PLEASENCE TALKS TO GORDON REID...

Gordon Reid interviews Donald Pleasence about his work in films and on stage.
Published in the May 1978 edition of CONTINENTAL FILM REVIEW.
Interview submitted to THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE by Tim Murphy.




BRITISH CHARACTER ACTORS: DONALD PLEASENCE

Terence Pettigrew's small chapter on Donald Pleasence from his book BRITISH FILM CHARACTER ACTORS.
Published by DAVID & CHARLES PUBLISHERS and BARNES & NOBLE BOOKS in 1982.




THE PERSONIFICATION OF UNCOMMONNESS

Bryan Appleyard interviews Donald Pleasence about his sinister image and his work in the
BBC's THE FALKLANDS FACTOR. Published in the April 25, 1983 edition of THE TIMES.




DONALD PLEASENCE: A VERY 'ODD' ACTOR

Stephen Jones takes a look back at the horror/fantasy film career of Donald Pleasence.
Published in HALLS OF HORROR #26.
Article submitted to THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE by Miles.




DONALD PLEASENCE IS NOT A MADMAN

Marc Shapiro interviews Donald Pleasence on the set of
HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS.
Published in FANGORIA #80.
Interview submitted to THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE by Tom Ericksen.




TALKING HORROR WITH DONALD PLEASENCE

HORROR FAN magazine interviews Donald Pleasence about the
HALLOWEEN series and his association with the horror genre.
Published in the December 1988 issue of HORROR FAN.




A FAREWELL TO HALLOWEEN

Interview with Donald Pleasence on the set of HALLOWEEN 5.
Published in FANGORIA #89.




PROFILES: DONALD PLEASENCE

Donald Pleasence takes some time to reminisce with Jeff Dawson on the set of
THE HOUR OF THE PIG. Published in the February 1994 issue of EMPIRE.




NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARY

THE NEW YORK TIMES' obituary of Donald Pleasence by staff writer Mel Gussow.
Published in the February 3, 1995 edition.
Obituary submitted to THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE by Robert Kunath.




USA TODAY OBITUARY

USA TODAY's obituary of Donald Pleasence by writer Arlene Vigoda.
Published in the February 3, 1995 edition.




VARIETY OBITUARY

VARIETY obituary of Donald Pleasence by staff writer Derek Elley. Published in 1995.



SOME GENTLE EVIL

Extensive tribute to the career of Donald Pleasence by Sam Maronie.
It was published in the June 1995 edition of STARLOG.




LOOMIS' LAST CALL

FANGORIA says goodbye to Donald Pleasence in this tribute.
Published in the October 1995 edition.




MASTERLY PLEASENCE RECALLED AS FRIEND

Small article by Dalya Alberge concerning the memorial service held for
Donald Pleasence at the Comedy Theatre in London on October 5, 1995.
Published in the October 6, 1995 edition of THE TIMES.




THE PLEASENCE FILM OF THE MONTH (April 1998):
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff

Review of GOOD LUCK, MISS WYCKOFF by
THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE webmaster Christopher Weedman.




THE PLEASENCE FILM OF THE MONTH (May 1998):
The Devonsville Terror

Review of THE DEVONSVILLE TERROR by
THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE webmaster Christopher Weedman.




THE PLEASENCE MASTERWORKS

An exclusive look at Donald Pleasence's greatest film and television performances by
THE MAN WITH THE HYPNOTIC EYE webmaster Christopher Weedman.




BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE: SCREENONLINE BIOGRAPHY

Brief yet informative biography of Donald Pleasence by Roger Philip Mellor
from the ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITISH FILM at the BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE web site.







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