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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Leo Calvin Rosten
RLIN number: NXCP87-A159
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Hollywood in the late 1930s: how movies are made, what influences their content, what kinds of people make movies, specifics about the movie making process; political climate in Hollywood; influence of pressure groups; anti-semitism and racism; employment practices; recollections of Harry and Jack Warner; comparison of major studios.
Extent: Transcript: 103 leaves
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: Rosten, Leo Calvin, 1908-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Author; Movie script writer
Age at speaking: 51
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Motion pictures; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Screenwriters; United States--Social life and customs
Topics discussed - Other terms: Politics in motion pictures; Pressure groups; Rosten, Leo Calvin, 1908-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017482-12925