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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sidney Lumet
RLIN number: NXCP87-A169
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Child actor; "Dead End" and "My Heart's in the Highlands" 1930s; family background, Yiddish theatre; film director: "Twelve Angry Men," 1957, "Stage Struck," 1958; differences between motion pictures and theater; effects of rising costs of production and distribution; Hollywood star system and casting of movies.
Extent: Transcript: 54 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lumet, Sidney, 1924-
Speaker date of birth: 1924
Speaker occupation: Actor; Director
Age at speaking: 35
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Distribution; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Theater
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lumet, Sidney, 1924-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017588-13031