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Reminiscences of Lee Strasberg, 1980

Creator: Strasberg, Lee
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 142 pages Sound recording: 3 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Theatrical producer director.

Scope and Contents

Childhood in Austria; immigration to United States; amateur theatrical experiences; influence of Constantin Stanislavsky and others on career; early professional acting; founding of Group Theater with Cheryl Crawford and Harold Clurman; role as director, productions, decision to leave Group Theater; inefficiency of American theater, comparison with British theater

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984

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