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Oral history interview with Pauline Flanagan, 1992

Creator: Flanagan, Pauline, 1925-2003
Project: Research Center for Arts and Culture Oral History Collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 46 pages Sound recording: 1 audiocassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Side A: Initial experiences in acting, growing up in Ireland, early education: elocution class, family: siblings, parents' occupation, decision to become an actress, joining the Gary Olden Players, Annie Doulton Players, MacMaster Company, working with other actors: Harold Pinter, Ken Haig, Barry Foster, playing Queen of Ireland in a pageant on Tara Hill, joining the actors' union, moving to United States: job with Shakespeare Under the Stars, work with Shakespeare, love for theater, difficulty finding work, thoughts on 'career', family life: children, working with children, moving back to Ireland, moving to New Jersey, most fulfilling experiences: 'Ulysses in Nighttime' with Burgess Meredith and Zero Mostel, Sean O'Casey, Antioch Shakespeare, advice for young actors.

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