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Oral history interview with John Cromwell, 1958

Creator: Cromwell, John, 1886-1979
Project: Popular arts project
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 45 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Actor, director, producer

Scope and Contents

Early film-making in Hollywood, especially transition from silents to sound; technical practices, cameramen, studio heads and film writers; effect of the Motion Picture Production Code and box office on film content; blacklisting in Hollywood; independent producer and diminished role of studios; discussion of "Tom Sawyer," "Of Human Bondage," "Anna and the King of Siam," and "The Goddess"

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