Oral history interview with Marc Connelly, 1959

 

Name
Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Marc Connelly, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Marc Connelly, 1959
Abstract
Career in New York theater including "Wisdom Tooth," "Beggar on Horseback," "Green Pastures"; screen writing in Hollywood from 1927: "Cradle Song" and "Captains Courageous"; Motion Picture Production Code: Butterworth Athletic Club; reflections on theater, acting, the 1920s and Prohibition. 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; Dramatists; Theater--Production and direction; Motion picture authorship; Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1959
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Playwright; full name is Marcus Cook Connelly
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
14835049
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-14we-af17
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.