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Oral history interview with Albert Sidney Howson, 1958

Creator: Howson, Albert Sidney, 1881-1960
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Scenario editor, director of censorship

Scope and Contents

Playing for Vitagraph; career as scenario editor and director of censorship, 1925-58; detailed account of Warner Brothers first experiences with sound pictures; local censorship, Catholic Legion of Decency, the Motion Picture Production Code; the public and the critics. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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