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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sidney Blackmer
RLIN number: NXCP87-A1
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Childhood in North Carolina; early love for the theater; University of North Carolina; working in silent pictures; comparison of stage and movie acting; recollections of Wallace Reid and D.W. Griffith; transitions in movie making; acting techniques; criticism of method acting; "Sweet Bird of Youth".
Extent: Transcript: 50 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: Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture acting; Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion pictures; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Blackmer, Sidney, 1895-1973
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017487-12930