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Oral history interview with Richard Allen Boone, 1959

Creator: Boone, Richard Allen
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 36 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Sound recording (Memoirs of the of the Movies excerpts): 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Actor; interviewee b. 1917, d. 1981

Scope and Contents

Early life in California; acting school on GI Bill, 1945; Neighborhood Playhouse; Actors' Studio; beginning of television career, 1948; movie career: ideas on acting in movies and theater; role in "Have Gun Will Travel" television series; reminiscences of John Gielgud, Lee Strasburg, Elia Kazan.

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