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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Carey Wilson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A186
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Childhood, early career as a salesman and writer; Hollywood in the 1920s: social system, studios, production schedules; distribution and block booking; censorship before and after Motion Picture Code; western films; recollections of making series pictures; relation of writing to film; effect of Screenwriters Guild; producing and directing.
Extent: Transcript: 90 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: Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Producer; Writer
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures; Motion pictures--Censorship; Motion pictures--Distribution; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Western films
Topics discussed - Other terms: Wilson, Carey, 1889-1962
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017774-13217