Oral history interview with Glenda Farrell, 1959
|Creator: ||Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971||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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Scope and Contents
Child actress in summer stock productions; stage actress in New York and California; film debut in "Little Caesar," 1930; Torchy Blaine series; "The Middle of the Night," 1959; discussion of the differences between comedy and drama, glamorous image of movie stars, social and cultural life in Hollywood, impact of television; impressions of Joan Blondell, Mervyn LeRoy and Paddy Chayevsky. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"