Sandra Shevey

Sandra Shevey

Ms. at The Alfred Hitchcock Walk (London and New York)
Screenwriter, Author, Content Creator, Director, Filmmaker, Host/presenter, Narrator, Playwright and Researcher

London, England

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October 2012
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About Sandra

SANDRA SHEVEY IS A MEGASTAR INTERVIEWER who has interviewed over 500 major stars for publications in the USA, UK and abroad. Sandras sound archive reads like awhos who of Hollywood and includes stars from the silent era to date...Joan Blondell, Alfred Hitchcock, John Lennon, Jane Russell, Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and many others. sandrasheveyinterviews YouTube Sandra wants to develop a series of specials from the sound archive of over 500 interviews (gender and race) with major A list stars.

Sandra is also looking for a pro bono home in Britain for the archive to run free to visitors as The Sandra Shevey Museum Popular Culture. There would only be small charges for talks, events, etc. and sale of memorabilia..

Sandra Shevey is a pioneer feminist film historian who devised courses on women and minorities in film at USC where she was a colleague of JR Taylor and Arthur Knight. Her essay Down With Myth America (NY Times 24 May 1970) was the first essay on the subject in an American and/or western newspaper.It spawned books on the subject by others.

Amongst Sandras most remarkable interviews is one with Lillian Sidney, MGM drama coach. Lillian was amongst those on Sandras board of directors, WFEP, before it was subsumed by WIF. Lillian agreed to allow Sandra to interview her for the LA Times. They worked together on an autobiography and Sandra has 20 hours of sound interview with Lillian about the evolution of MGM.

Sandra curates shows about Hollywood and Hitchcock using sound bites and also exclusive set stills. Sandras London tour around Alfred Hitchcock locations is winner (as part of her walks portfolio)Most Unique London Tour` 2018 EU Travel Hospitality Awards.

Sandra can be contacted at sandra_shevey@yahoo.com

Unique traits: Did Hitchcock`s last one to one interview and interviewed John Lennon NYC 1972 for 12 hrs. Interviewed over 500 `A` list stars in a period of 20 years. sandra_shevey@yahoo.com

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Credits

  • Feature on Barron Hilton, Hilton Hotels

    Feature on Barron Hilton, Hilton Hotels (1974)
    by Awarded by Hollywood Women`s Press Club

Awards

  • Speaking engagements at AFI, Barbican Cinema, Westminster Reference Library London and National Portrait Gallery London

  • Speaking engagements at Rose Bruford Colleage and Conference for Cultural Diplomacy

  • LMA shortlist for film `London`s Ancient Markets`

  • Most of Sandra`s interviews have run as cover stories around the world

  • X-change Awards Best Editorial and Best Events - unsure of year

Education

  • University of Wisconsin BA Liberal Arts
    (1962-1966)

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