Oral history interview with Hal Brent Wallis, 1958

 

Name
Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Hal Brent Wallis, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Hal Brent Wallis, 1958
Abstract
Early career as theater manager; Warner Brothers from the 1920s; changes in economic and contractual arrangements in motion-picture industry; western, comedy and gangster movies; advent of sound; censorship; important movies; impressions of Ernst Lubitsch. 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
Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Motion picture industry--Finance; Motion pictures--Censorship; Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
40 pages
Note (Biographical)
Moving-picture producer
Note
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
11733946
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-0h25-tf41
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.