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Oral history interview with Betty Field, 1959

Creator: Field, Betty, 1918-1973
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 49 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

Actress

Scope and Contents

Training at American Academy for Dramatic Arts; stage acting; Hollywood's hostility towards New York stage actors; role of publicity agent; films: OF MICE AND MEN, DREAM GIRL, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, PICNIC; censorship in films; role of director in theater and films; impressions of various directors, including Joshua Logan, Howard Lindsay and Lewis Milestone

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