Oral history interview with Carl Foreman, 1959

 

Name
Foreman, Carl (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Carl Foreman, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Carl Foreman, 1959
Abstract
University of Illinois; year in Hollywood, 1933; impressions of Hollywood as a struggling writer; return to Hollywood in 1938 and 1940; influence of making films in the army during World War II; forming an independent film company with Stanley Kramer; blacklisted during McCarthy era; views on American Communist Party; making "High Noon"; life in England; influence of television on the film industry ; present view of Hollywood. 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; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures--Censorship; Internal security--United States; Motion pictures and television; Foreman, Carl; Communist Party of the United States of America
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Note (Biographical)
Movie writer, producer; interviewee b. 1914, d. 1984
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
13004961
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-tfp2-cs09
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.