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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Harold Lloyd
RLIN number: NXCP87-A173
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Introduction to film; reminiscences of early career: Hal Roach, Mack Sennett; creation of Lonesome Luke, use of horn-rimmed glasses as trademark; discussion of films, "Grandma's Voice," filming of "Safety Last"; conversion to sound, progress in film, making of his first sound film, silent film theory; "Mad Wednesday," and Preston Sturges.
Extent: Transcript: 76 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: Lloyd, Harold, 1894-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1894
Speaker occupation: Director; Film comedian
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture acting; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures; North America; Oral history; Silent films; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Comedians--United States; Lloyd, Harold, 1894-1971
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017636-13079