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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Cromwell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A56
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part I
Description: Early film-making in Hollywood, especially transition from silents to sound; technical practices, cameramen, studio heads and film writers; effect of the Motion Picture Production Code and box office on film content; blacklisting in Hollywood; independent producer and diminished role of studios; discussion of "Tom Sawyer," "Of Human Bondage," "Anna and the King of Siam," and "The Goddess."
Extent: Transcript: 45 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1958 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cromwell, John, 1887-1979
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1887
Speaker occupation: Actor; Director; Producer
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1958
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cromwell, John, 1887-1979
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018340-13783