Oral history interview with Henry Myers, 1959

 

Name
Myers, Henry, 1893-1975 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Henry Myers, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Henry Myers, 1959
Abstract
Early life; Columbia University; Larry Hart; early playwriting; press agent for Shuberts; Dmitri Tiomkin; first reactions to Hollywood; Clara Bow; "Writers Building," Paramount; MILLION DOLLAR LEGS; writing for Columbia, Universal, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; comedy writing for films; DESTRY RIDES AGAIN; departure from Hollywood, 1950. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadc asting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Dramatists; Playwriting; Motion picture authorship; Comedy films; Myers, Henry, 1893-1975
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1959
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Playwright
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
14840530
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8z1y-qb10
Related URLs
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