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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Fred Astaire
RLIN number: NXCP87-A24
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Hollywood Film Industry Project
Description: Description of how a musical production is designed: dance numbers, technical problems; working with Hermes Pan, Ginger Rogers, Judy Garland, Cyd Charisse; "Easter Parade" and "Finian's Rainbow."
Extent: Transcript: 45 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker occupation: Actor; Dancer
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Higham, Charles
People discussed: Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987; Austerlitz, Frederick; Fred Astaire
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Astaire, Fred, 1899-1987; Austerlitz, Frederick; Dance in motion pictures, television, etc; Dancers; Fred Astaire; Musical films; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017982-13425