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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Charles Ruggles
RLIN number: NXCP87-A161
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Early career; San Francisco earthquake, 1906; first acting experience in New York, N.Y.; first movie; vaudeville; first talking film, 1929; impressions of early motion picture personalities; philosophy of the art of comedy; Ernst Lubitsch.
Extent: Transcript: 42 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: Ruggles, Charles, 1892-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Actor
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Historical events discussed: San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, April 18-21, 1906
Locations discussed: California; North America; San Francisco, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; California; Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion picture industry; North America; Oral history; San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, April 18-21, 1906; San Francisco, CA; United States; Vaudeville
Topics discussed - Other terms: Comedy; Ruggles, Charles, 1892-1971
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017509-12952