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Oral history interview with Bert Wheeler, 1958

Creator: Wheeler, Bert, 1895-1968
Project: Popular arts project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 36 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Comedian

Scope and Contents

Career as comedian in vaudeville and movies; Gus Edwards and Florenz Ziegfeld; years playing one-night stands with wife Betty; Hollywood from 1929: early sound production, state of comedy; recollections of Bobby Woolsey, W.C. Fields, Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, Laurel and Hardy

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