Oral history interview with Arthur Laurents, 1971

 

Name
Laurents, Arthur (Interviewee)
Benton, Nicholas, 1926- (Interviewer)
Green, Judith, 1931-2001 (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Arthur Laurents, 1971
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Arthur Laurents, 1971
Abstract
Work on screenplays of Alfred Hitchcock's films "The Snake Pit," "Rope;" accusations of screenplay plagiarism in "The Snake Pit;" problem of portrayal of homosexuality, translation of original play to the screen in "Rope;" recollections of Hitchcock, various actors and actresses; brief recollections of Hitchcock films "Strangers on a Train," "Under Capricorn;" criticisms of American musicals
Collection Name
Hollywood film industry project
Subjects
Screenwriters; Dramatists; Motion picture authorship; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion picture actors and actresses; Musicals; Laurents, Arthur
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1971
Physical Description
26 pages
Note (Biographical)
Playwright, screenwriter
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Nicholas Benton and Judith Green on August 3, 1971
Note (Provenance)
Time-Life Books, Inc., Gift 1983
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
6873461
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-bj1q-ev78
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.