Oral history interview with Joel McCrea, 1971

 

Name
McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990 (Interviewee)
Higham, Charles (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Joel McCrea, 1971
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Joel McCrea, 1971
Abstract
Transition from silent films; reminiscences of Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, George Cukor, Cecil B. deMille, Kaye Francis, Greta Garbo, Veronica Lake, Gail Russell, Preston Sturges; acting for directors William Wyler, Gregory Le Cara, Alfred Hitchcock, Sam Peckinpah; first starring role, "The Bird of Paradise"; switch to westerns; stunts; personality of Samuel Goldwyn
Collection Name
Hollywood film industry project
Subjects
Actors; Acting; Actresses; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Silent films; McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1971
Physical Description
58 pages
Note (Biographical)
Actor
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Charles Higham in 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
7217588
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-w9z0-3k75
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.