Oral history interview with Otto Preminger, 1971

 

Name
Preminger, Otto (Interviewee)
Higham, Charles (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Otto Preminger, 1971
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Otto Preminger, 1971
Abstract
Entry into theatrical work as youth in Vienna; first film experience; invitation to direct at 20th Century Fox, and early films there; making of "Laura", "Exodus", "Royal Scandal", "The Moon is Blue", "The Man With The Golden Arm", "Advice and Consent", "Saint Joan", "Such Good Friends"; social commentary in film; technical and philosophical approach to filmmaking; film schools and apprenticeships; reminiscences of various film industry figures
Collection Name
Hollywood film industry project
Subjects
Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Motion picture actors and actresses; United States Social life and customs; Preminger, Otto; Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1971
Physical Description
76 pages
Note (Biographical)
Moving-picture director
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Charles Higham on September 14, 1971
Note (Provenance)
Time-Life Books, Inc., Gift 1983
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7139948
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-2fwf-sh60
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.