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Reminiscences of Arthur Laurents, 1971

Creator: Laurents, Arthur
Project: Hollywood film industry project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 26 pages Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Playwright, screenwriter

Scope and Contents

Work on screenplays of Alfred Hitchcock's films "The Snake Pit," "Rope;" accusations of screenplay plagiarism in "The Snake Pit;" problem of portrayal of homosexuality, translation of original play to the screen in "Rope;" recollections of Hitchcock, various actors and actresses; brief recollections of Hitchcock films "Strangers on a Train," "Under Capricorn;" criticisms of American musicals

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1991

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