Oral history interview with Betty Field, 1959
|Creator: ||Field, Betty, 1918-1973||Project: ||Popular arts project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 49 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Training at American Academy for Dramatic Arts; stage acting; Hollywood's hostility towards New York stage actors; role of publicity agent; films: OF MICE AND MEN, DREAM GIRL, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, PICNIC; censorship in films; role of director in theater and films; impressions of various directors, including Joshua Logan, Howard Lindsay and Lewis Milestone. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"