Oral history interview with Charles Ruggles, 1959

 

Name
Ruggles, Charlie, 1886-1970 (Interviewee)
Franklin, Joan (Interviewer)
Franklin, Robert (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Charles Ruggles, 1959
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Charles Ruggles, 1959
Abstract
Early career; San Francisco earthquake, 1906; first acting experience in New York, N.Y.; first movie; vaudeville; first talking film, 1929; impressions of early motion picture personalities; philosophy of the art of comedy; 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
Actors; Motion picture industry; Motion picture actors and actresses; Vaudeville; Comedy; San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, Calif., 1906; Ruggles, Charlie, 1886-1970
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1959
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Actor
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7144962
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-zv6h-4961
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.