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Oral history interview with Walter Charles Abel, 1959

Creator: Abel, Walter Charles, 1898-
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

Early training with Theatre Guild and Provincetown Playhouse; acting career on Broadway, development of modern theater; Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s; television and its effect on Hollywood; impresssions of John Drew, Mrs. Fiske, Eugene O'Neill, Robert Edmond Jones. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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