Oral history interview with Gracie Fields, 1959

 

Name
Fields, Gracie, 1898-1979 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Gracie Fields, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Gracie Fields, 1959
Abstract
Recollections as touring child performer in England, early career, life as a member of an English touring revue company; introduction to films, attitudes about film work, stage, radio, vaudeville; Northern England, life in an industrial town; becoming a commedienne; state of entertainment in England; decline of the comedy song
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Comedians--England; Actresses; Child actors; Musicals; Vaudeville; Motion pictures; Fields, Gracie, 1898-1979
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Physical Description
49 pages
Note (Biographical)
Actress, comedienne
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
14873365
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-73me-6q96
Related URLs
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