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Oral history interview with Albert Edward Sutherland, 1959

Creator: Sutherland, A. Edward 1897-1973
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 188 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Sound recording (Memoirs of the of the Movies excerpts): 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Director, actor

Scope and Contents

Early career in Hollywood filmmaking; Tommy Meehan; Mack Sennett and the Keystone Film Company; Charlie Chaplin; Harold Lloyd; careers of many Hollywood celebrities; Buster Keaton; Laurel & Hardy; movie director, stunt man, propman; Ralph Spence; impressions of other comedy writers and directors; John Ford, Frank Capra; movies as escapism; Bebe Daniels; W. C. Fields; testifying against the Neeley bill before Senate Investigation Committee; Westerns; unions; Douglas Fairbanks, Sr; INTERNATIONAL HOUSE


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