Sum And Substance: Jimmy Durante

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In this video Herman Harvey conducts an interview with the legendary actor, singer, composer Jimmy Durante. Durante is candid, insightful, and typically charming during the interview. Topics discussed include: the most important thing in a person's life; the audience; helping other performers; Durante's satisfaction with his life & career; Durante's early childhood in New York; and changes in the entertainment industry - particularly changes in music with audiences embracing rock & roll. Quotes include:

04:39 Jimmy Durante: “The happiest time in my life is when I’m entertainin’.”

16:50 Jimmy Durante: “I think it’s a wonderful education…going to a graveyard.”



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