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

Creator: Spewack, Samuel, 1899-1971
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

Authors, screenwriters; interviewees are married

Scope and Contents

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


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