Richard Lamparski interviews American film actress Una Merkel (1903 - 1986). Merkel is best known for her roles in the films Destry Rides Again (1939), The Bank Dick (1940), and Summer and Smoke (1961), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. They discuss her long film and stage career.
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