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Oral history interview with Rouben Mamoulian, 1958

Creator: Mamoulian, Rouben
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 115 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Stage and motion picture director; interviewee d.1987

Scope and Contents

Director in London, 1919; directing opera in Rochester, New York; interviews with George Eastman; Theatre Guild in New York, N.Y.; films: APPLAUSE, QUEEN CHRISTINA, BECKY SHARP; stage productions of PORGY AND BESS and CAROUSEL; move from major studios to more individualized production units; impressions of Eugene O'Neill, Greta Garbo. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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