Once director Tom Hooper chose Hugh Jackman for the lead role of Jean Valjean in his new movie "Les Miserables," he had the difficult task of casting Valjean's nemesis, Javert. So, Hooper asked himself: "Which actor out there in the world will the audience feel would realistically get the better of Hugh Jackman?" For him, there was only one answer: Russell Crowe.Continue Reading »
In 2004, Mike Wallace reported on North Korean students who were studying a mistranslated version of "The Diary of Anne Frank."Continue Reading »
In 1993, Mike Wallace reported on hospital emergency rooms, and how you shouldn't always assume you're in good hands.Continue Reading »
"Shin Dong-hyuk isn't just somebody who was sent to a concentration camp," says Anderson Cooper. "This is somebody who was born into a concentration camp. And for the majority of his life up until he was probably 22 or 23, had no idea that there was another kind of way to exist."Continue Reading »
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the premiere of "Casablanca," the movie many consider to be the greatest love story ever told. Here, from the 60 Minutes archives is our 1981 interview with legendary actress Ingrid Bergman about the film. In the clip below, she describes how she got the glamorous role of Ilsa:Continue Reading »
Could you spend 16 hours a day trapped in a vehicle with your husband? Road trips have left many a relationship in tatters, but for Beverly and Dereck Joubert -- the wildlife filmmakers profiled this week on 60 Minutes -- spending long days together in a truck and nights in a tent is just part of the fun.
If you're a fan of ballet, there's a good chance you know the name George Balanchine.
"You can't go to the ballet in the United States and not, if you love it, be a Balanchine fan," says Lesley Stahl. "Because he is American ballet."