Oral history interview with Walter Charles Abel, 1959

 

Name
Abel, Walter Charles, 1898- (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Walter Charles Abel, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Walter Charles Abel, 1959
Abstract
Early training with Theatre Guild and Provincetown Playhouse; acting career on Broadway, development of modern theater; Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s; television and its effect on Hollywood; impresssions of John Drew, Mrs. Fiske, Eugene O'Neill, Robert Edmond Jones. 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
Actors; Motion pictures; Television; Theater; Abel, Walter Charles, 1898-
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
13006794
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-rs95-3y60
Related URLs
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