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Oral history interview with Albert Hackett, 1958

Creator: Hackett, Albert
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

Author, actor; interviewee b. 1900

Scope and Contents

Acting for Pathe, Lubin, Mack Sennett; effect of scandal on Fatty Arbuckle, Kiki Roberts, Paul Kelly; Hollywood screenwriting career with wife Frances Goodrich; political pressures in Hollywood; impressions of D.W. Griffith, Mabel Norman, Louis B. Mayer. 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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