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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Glenda Farrell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A60
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Child actress in summer stock productions; stage actress in New York and California; film debut in "Little Caesar," 1930; Torchy Blaine series; "The Middle of the Night," 1959; discussion of the differences between comedy and drama, glamorous image of movie stars, social and cultural life in Hollywood, impact of television; impressions of Joan Blondell, Mervyn LeRoy and Paddy Chayevsky.
Extent: Transcript: 61 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: Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Actress
Age at speaking: 55
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
People discussed: Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971; Glenda Farrell
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actresses; Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971; Glenda Farrell; Motion picture industry
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018383-13826