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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Joshua Logan
RLIN number: NXCP87-A172
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; early impressions of theater and film; Culver Military Academy, 1922-27; Princeton University: acting and directing with Triangle Club, University Players; decadence of Berlin, 1931; study with Stanislavsky in Russia, 1931; early acting, directing and production jobs in New York theater and Hollywood; plays and films: MR. ROBERTS, SOUTH PACIFIC, and PICNIC; philosophy about hits and directing; impressions of numerous composers, producers and actors, including Henry Fonda, James Stewart, Charlie Leatherbee, Margaret Sullavan, Kurt Weill.
Extent: Transcript: 356 leaves, Tape: 10 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history colleciton, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Logan, Joshua, 1908-1988
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Director; Playwright; Producer
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Daum, Raymond L.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Acting; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Oral history; Theater--Production and direction
Topics discussed - Other terms: Logan, Joshua, 1908-1988; Stanilavsky method
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017626-13069