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Reminiscences of Joel McCrea, 1971

Creator: McCrea, Joel, 1905-1990
Project: Hollywood film industry project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 58 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Actor

Scope and Contents

Transition from silent films; reminiscences of Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, George Cukor, Cecil B. deMille, Kaye Francis, Greta Garbo, Veronica Lake, Gail Russell, Preston Sturges; acting for directors William Wyler, Gregory Le Cara, Alfred Hitchcock, Sam Peckinpah; first starring role, "The Bird of Paradise"; switch to westerns; stunts; personality of Samuel Goldwyn

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990

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