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Oral history interview with Carl Foreman, 1959

Creator: Foreman, Carl
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 44 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

Movie writer, producer; interviewee b. 1914, d. 1984

Scope and Contents

University of Illinois; year in Hollywood, 1933; impressions of Hollywood as a struggling writer; return to Hollywood in 1938 and 1940; influence of making films in the army during World War II; forming an independent film company with Stanley Kramer; blacklisted during McCarthy era; views on American Communist Party; making "High Noon"; life in England; influence of television on the film industry; present view of Hollywood

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