Oral history interview with Henry Fonda, 1958

 

Name
Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Henry Fonda, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Henry Fonda, 1958
Abstract
Childhood in Nebraska; work at Omaha Community Playhouse; acting in summer stock theaters: Dennis Cape Playhouse, University Players, Westchester Playhouse; "Mr. Roberts"; on Broadway; films: "The Farmer Takes a Wife,"Grapes of Wrath," "War and Peace," "Twelve Angry Men"; preference for theater over film; making Westerns; impressions of Walter Wanger, George Stevens, John Ford. Audio is comprised o f narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Actors; Motion pictures; Theater; Acting; Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
62 pages
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
14835313
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-hxdd-c905
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.