Oral history interview with Dore Schary, 1958

 

Name
Schary, Dore (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dore Schary, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dore Schary, 1958
Abstract
Early life in New Jersey and New York; career in Hollywood from 1932: screenwriting, B picture production, head of production at Radio Keith Orphium, later at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; resignation from Metro, 1956; involvement in Screen Writer's Guild, political views and activities, Communists in Hollywood and the Un-American Affairs Committee; social and intellectual life in Hollywood; 3-D phenomenon; state of comedy; impact of the agent on motion pictures; impressions of various films and personalities. 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
Screenwriters; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion picture industry; 3-D films; Communism and motion pictures; United States Social life and customs; Schary, Dore
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Motion picture writer 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
11617316
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-asq4-n323
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.