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VIDEO: RON HOWARD TELLS A GREAT BETTE DAVIS STORY

If you weren't able to attend the Tribeca Talks® panel with Ron Howard and Brian Williams on Saturday 4/26, check out the full recap by our own Zachary Wigon and enjoy the clip above of Ron Howard talks about working with the legendary Bette Davis while directing one of his first TV movies back in 1980.

The big challenge for me was to kind of get over this idea that I was the youngest person on set.

Referencing his TV movie Skyward, Howard went on to mention the tiff between him and Bette Davis, who was skeptical of having such a youngster direct her at the time. After the first day on set together, tides turned in the most unexpected way.

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