Oral history interview with Dorothy Fields, 1958

 

Name
Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Dorothy Fields, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dorothy Fields, 1958
Abstract
Recollections of her father, Lew Fields; family's life in the theater; career as a lyric writer: the Cotton Club in Harlem, "Blackbirds," "Annie Get Your Gun," association with J. Fred Coots, Jimmy McHugh, Jerome Kern; old vs. new musical comedy; impression of Lillian Russell
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Lyricists; Popular music; Theater; Musicals; United States Social life and customs; Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974; Fields, Lew
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
40 pages
Note (Biographical)
Lyricist
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
14873328
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-4c5p-qm67
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.