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Oral history interview with John Cassavetes, 1959

Creator: Cassavetes, John, 1929-1989
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 28 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Actor

Scope and Contents

Early life and influence of parents; philosophy of life, need for freedom, beginning of interest in acting; attitudes toward acting profession, professionalism, learning the craft, effect of success, relationship of money to expression and creativity; attitudes toward television and Hollywood acting, negative influence of criticism on writers

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