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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Samson Raphaelson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A107
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Lower East Side New York City and Chicago; stage and film versions of THE JAZZ SINGER; YOUNG LOVE; move to Hollywood, 1929; scriptwriter; life in Hollywood; major motion picture studios; relations with producers, agents, directors, actors; censorship; impressions of Al Jolson, George Jessel, Harry Cohn, Ernst Lubitsch, Myron Selznick, Billy Wilder, Frank Capra, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 123 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: Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Author; Playwright
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Dramatists; Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Authorship; Motion pictures--Censorship
Topics discussed - Other terms: Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016909-12352