Oral history interview with Leo Calvin Rosten, 1959

 

Name
Rosten, Leo, 1908-1997 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Leo Calvin Rosten, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Leo Calvin Rosten, 1959
Abstract
Hollywood in the late 1930s: how movies are made, what influences their content, what kinds of people make movies, specifics about the movie making process; political climate in Hollywood; influence of pressure groups; anti-semitism and racism; employment practices; recollections of Harry and Jack Warner; comparison of major studios. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse B roadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Authors; Screenwriters; Motion pictures; Politics in motion pictures; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Pressure groups; United States Social life and customs; Rosten, Leo, 1908-1997
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1959
Date
1959
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Author, movie script writer
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7091904
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-egcj-7t77
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.