Oral history interview with Jack Lemmon, 1959

 

Name
Lemmon, Jack (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Jack Lemmon, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Jack Lemmon, 1959
Abstract
Discussion of films: "It Should Happen to You,"1953, "Mr. Roberts," 1955, "Some Like it Hot," 1959; acting on stage versus film; styles of comedy; comparison of directors John Ford, Joshua Logan, Billy Wilder, Richard Quine, and Mervyn LeRoy; impressions of Harry Cohn and Jimmy Cagney. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoi rs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Actors; Comedy films; Acting; Theater; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Lemmon, Jack
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Actor
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
13005821
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-e99j-y530
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.