Oral history interview with Albert Sidney Howson, 1958

 

Name
Howson, Albert Sidney, 1881-1960 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Albert Sidney Howson, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Albert Sidney Howson, 1958
Abstract
Playing for Vitagraph; career as scenario editor and director of censorship, 1925-58; detailed account of Warner Brothers first experiences with sound pictures; local censorship, Catholic Legion of Decency, the Motion Picture Production Code; the public and the critics. 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 industry; Motion pictures--Censorship; Sound motion pictures; Film criticism; Howson, Albert Sidney, 1881-1960
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Scenario editor, director of censorship
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
11616934
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-arv7-1536
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.