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Oral history interview with Nunnally Johnson, 1959

Creator: Johnson, Nunnally
Project: Popular arts project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 51 pages Sound recording (Memoirs of the of the Movies excerpts): 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Screenwriter, producer, director

Scope and Contents

Early writing experience for newspapers and magazines; first impressions of the film industry; social castes of Hollywood and New York; Darryl Zanuck and 20th Century Fox; political climate of Hollywood; motion picture code and film censorship; discussion of films: "A Bedtime Story," "The House of Rothschild," "The Grapes of Wrath"

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