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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Henry Fonda
RLIN number: NXCP87-A84
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Childhood in Nebraska; work at Omaha Community Playhouse; acting in summer stock theaters: Dennis Cape Playhouse, University Players, Westchester Playhouse; "Mr. Roberts"; on Broadway; films: "The Farmer Takes a Wife,"Grapes of Wrath," "War and Peace," "Twelve Angry Men"; preference for theater over film; making Westerns; impressions of Walter Wanger, George Stevens, John Ford.
Extent: transcript: 62 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 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1905
Age at speaking: 45
Document date: 1950-?
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Acting; Actors; Motion pictures; Theater
Topics discussed - Other terms: Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018628-14071