Oral history interview with Samuel Loebel and Bella Cohen Spewack, 1958

 

Name
Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990 (Interviewee)
Title
Oral history interview with Samuel Loebel and Bella Cohen Spewack, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Samuel Loebel and Bella Cohen Spewack, 1958
Abstract
Bella Spewack's early career as writer and publicity agent; work with Girl Scouts and Camp Fire Girls; Samuel Spewack's beginnings as correspondent for the WORLD, 1918-1926: reporters and speakeasies, the Sacco-Vanzetti case, foreign coverage; their collaboration on plays and screenwriting; Hollywood in the 1930s. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company' s radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies" and an additional audio excerpt
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Screenwriters; Women authors; Authors; Theater; Motion pictures; Journalism; Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971; Spewack, Bella Cohen, 1899-1990
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Authors, screenwriters; interviewees are married
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
11616940
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-xhc5-2970
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.