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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jean Dalrymple
RLIN number: NXCP87-A66
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and influences; theatergoing, William S. Harte; P.S. 132, Washington Heights, Mrs. Pierce's Business School, New York City; vaudeville in 1920s: Orpheum circuit, partnership with Dan Jarrett; producing films in 1920s: discovery of Cary Grant, Jimmy Cagney; backer of early pay TV; founding of Lincoln Center, City Center; meeting with George Bernard Shaw, 1947; organization of United States cultural events at Brussels World's Fair; making of CHILDREN OF THEATRE STREET, 1976, relationship with Earle Mach, Kirov Ballet School, travel and filmmaking experiences in Soviet Union; difficulties as a female producer; impressions of opening nights, theater critics, many show business personalities.
Extent: Transcript: 271 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
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: Dalrymple, Jean
Speaker occupation: Producer; Theatrical agent
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Daum, Raymond L.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Motion picture actors and actresses; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Theater--Production and direction; Vaudeville
Topics discussed - Other terms: Dalrymple, Jean; Theatrical producers and directors
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018445-13888