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Oral history interview with Lew Ayres, 1971

Creator: Ayres, Lew, 1908-1996
Project: Hollywood film industry project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) transcript: 32 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Moving-picture actor

Scope and Contents

Early film career in Hollywood, 1920s; comparison of silent and sound film; acting in "The Kiss", "All Quiet on the Western Front", the Dr. Kildare series, "The Dark Mirror", and "Johnny Belinda"; impressions of Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, Jane Wyman


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988

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