Oral history interview with Adolph Zukor, 1958

 

Name
Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Adolph Zukor, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Adolph Zukor, 1958
Abstract
Early life, arrrival in America; the fur business, penny arcades, nickelodeons; Famous Players and making the first feature picture; merger of Lasky and Famous Players to become Paramount Pictures, 1916; competition; evolution of the motion picture industry, including the star system, block booking, the independent producer. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasti ng Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Executives; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Motion pictures--Distribution; Zukor, Adolph, 1873-1976; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Famous Players-Lasky Corporation
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Note (Biographical)
Film producer, executive
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
12914189
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-mvtq-dv58
Related URLs
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