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Oral history interview with Reginald Denham, 1959

Creator: Denham, Reginald, 1894-1983
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

Actor, writer, director

Scope and Contents

British theater; director: HEARTBREAK HOUSE, 1923; NO MAN'S LAND, 1924; MOON AND SIXPENCE, 1925; arrival in New York, 1929; JEW SUSS, 1930, LADIES IN RETIREMENT, 1940; working for Paramount Pictures in London; experiences in Hollywood; discussion of importance of comic relief in drama, differences in directing plays and films; recollections of George Bernard Shaw, C.B. Dillingham and Lee Shubert. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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