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Oral history interview with Marc Connelly, 1959

Creator: Connelly, Marc, 1890-1980
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 43 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

Playwright; full name is Marcus Cook Connelly

Scope and Contents

Career in New York theater including "Wisdom Tooth," "Beggar on Horseback," "Green Pastures"; screen writing in Hollywood from 1927: "Cradle Song" and "Captains Courageous"; Motion Picture Production Code: Butterworth Athletic Club; reflections on theater, acting, the 1920s and Prohibition

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