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Oral history interview with Michael Anatole Litvak, 1959

Creator: Litvak, Anatole, 1902-1974
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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Biographical Note

Film director

Scope and Contents

Discussion of films directed: "Mayerling," 1936, "The Woman I Love," 1938, "Tovarich," 1938, "Confessions of a Nazi Spy," 1939, "A City for Conquest," 1940, "Blues in the Night," 1941, "The Snake Pit," 1948; Hollywood: lack of intellectual life, preoccupation with movies; differences between theatre and film. Audio is comprised of narrator's excerpts from the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company's radio program series "Memoirs of the Movies"


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