Oral history interview with Samson Raphaelson, 1959

 

Name
Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Samson Raphaelson, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Samson Raphaelson, 1959
Abstract
Lower East Side New York City and Chicago; stage and film versions of THE JAZZ SINGER; YOUNG LOVE; move to Hollywood, 1929; scriptwriter; life in Hollywood; major motion picture studios; relations with producers, agents, directors, actors; censorship; impressions of Al Jolson, George Jessel, Harry Cohn, Ernst Lubitsch, Myron Selznick, Billy Wilder, Frank Capra, and others. Audio is comprised of nar rator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Authors; Dramatists; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures--Censorship; Motion picture authorship; Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion picture producers and directors; Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Author, playwright; interviewee d.1983
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13005842
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2hma-he15
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.