Oral history interview with Bert Wheeler, 1958

 

Name
Wheeler, Bert, 1895-1968 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Bert Wheeler, 1958
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Bert Wheeler, 1958
Abstract
Career as comedian in vaudeville and movies; Gus Edwards and Florenz Ziegfeld; years playing one-night stands with wife Betty; Hollywood from 1929: early sound production, state of comedy; recollections of Bobby Woolsey, W.C. Fields, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Laurel and Hardy
Collection Name
Popular arts project
Subjects
Comedians--United States; Vaudeville--United States; Motion pictures; Comedy films; Wheeler, Bert, 1895-1968
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Physical Description
36 pages
Note (Biographical)
Comedian
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
14875378
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-5dt8-nt42
Related URLs
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