Oral history interview with Glenda Farrell, 1959

 

Name
Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Glenda Farrell, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Glenda Farrell, 1959
Abstract
Child actress in summer stock productions; stage actress in New York and California; film debut in "Little Caesar," 1930; Torchy Blaine series; "The Middle of the Night," 1959; discussion of the differences between comedy and drama, glamorous image of movie stars, social and cultural life in Hollywood, impact of television; impressions of Joan Blondell, Mervyn LeRoy and Paddy Chayevsky. Audio is co mprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Actresses; Motion picture industry; Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Actress
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13005162
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-e9f8-qp73
Related URLs
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