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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Walter Charles Abel
RLIN number: NXCP86-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Early training with Theatre Guild and Provincetown Playhouse; acting career on Broadway, development of modern theater; Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s; television and its effect on Hollywood; impresssions of John Drew, Mrs. Fiske, Eugene O'Neill, Robert Edmond Jones.
Extent: Transcript: 41 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Abel, Walter Charles, 1898-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion pictures; Television; Theater
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abel, Walter Charles, 1898-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016813-12256