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Oral history interview with Jack Lemmon, 1959

Creator: Lemmon, Jack
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

Discussion of films: "It Should Happen to You,"1953, "Mr. Roberts," 1955, "Some Like it Hot," 1959; acting on stage versus film; styles of comedy; comparison of directors John Ford, Joshua Logan, Billy Wilder, Richard Quine, and Mervyn LeRoy; impressions of Harry Cohn and Jimmy Cagney. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984

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