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Arthur Miller’s daughter made an intimate HBO documentary about her father

Arthur Miller with wife Marilyn Monroe in 1956. (Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

(JTA) — “Arthur Miller: Writer,” a lovingly crafted documentary about the award-winning playwright set to air on HBO , doesn’t reveal a lot of new information. A good portion of the film involves Miller himself speaking from the audio version of his 1987 memoir, “Timebends: A Life.” And much… Read more »

From HBO to Arthur Miller, what a ‘tough guy’ actor learned from his Jewish grandma

Michael Zegen, center, works those biceps in a scene from "A View from the Bridge." (Jan Versweyveld)

NEW YORK (JTA) — On a trip to London last year, actor Michael Zegen caught a revival performance of Arthur Miller’s 1955 drama, “A View from the Bridge,” about a Brooklyn longshoreman whose protective impulses toward his niece tilt toward lust. “I had a terrible seat,” he told JTA.… Read more »