Oral history interview with Delbert Mann, 1959

 

Name
Mann, Delbert, 1920-2007 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Delbert Mann, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Delbert Mann, 1959
Abstract
High School and college theater experiences, Vanderbilt University, Nashville; US Air Corps World War II; Yale Drama School 1945-47; stage manager summer theater, Wellesley College 1947-8; director Town Theater, Columbia, SC 1947-49; director National Broadcasting Company 1949-55: Philco playhouse and other programs; films including "Marty," 1955, "Separate Tables," 1958, and "Middle of the Night," 1959; association with Hecht, Hill and Lancaster from 1955; camera techniques, television and film: problems of outdoor and location shooting, differences from studio work; promotional work for movies, talk shows; jurisdictional dispute between East Coast directors and Screen Directors Guild 1959; reminiscences of Fred Coe, Paddy Chayevsky, Joe La Shelle, Kim Novak, others. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Theater--Production and direction; Television--Production and direction; Cinematography; Mann, Delbert, 1920-2007
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Physical Description
61 pages
Note (Biographical)
Director and producer
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
13004887
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-t7yr-f203
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.