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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William K. Everson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: English childhood; movies in England, 1930s and 1940s: newsreel theaters, interiors of movie houses, availability of films, film societies; activities while stationed in Germany, 1945-47; immigration to United States, 1950; researcher and writer for television series MOVIE MUSEUM, 1956-60; lecturing on film at various colleges, 1960s and 1970s; screening of BEN HUR silent original, 1959; Metro Goldwyn Mayer reaction, Federal Bureau of Investigation involvement; collection and preservation of silent and early sound films; consultant, Fox Preservation Program; writing: FILMS IN REVIEW, books on Claudette Colbert, Laurel and Hardy, westerns; opinions on experimental and post-1960 films; reminiscences of Paul Killiam, David Wolper, Alexander Gordon, Richard Gordon.
Extent: Transcript: 173 leaves, Tape: 4 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Everson, William K., 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1929
Speaker occupation: Film lecturer; Teacher; Writer
Age at speaking: 50
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Hogenson, Barbara
Locations discussed: Europe; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Educators; Europe; Film criticism; Film critics; Motion picture film collections; Motion picture film--Preservation; Motion pictures--Great Britain; United Kingdom
Topics discussed - Other terms: Everson, William K., 1929-; Television broadcasting of films
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018195-13638