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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Betty Field
RLIN number: NXCP87-A93
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Training at American Academy for Dramatic Arts; stage acting; Hollywood's hostility towards New York stage actors; role of publicity agent; films: OF MICE AND MEN, DREAM GIRL, BLUES IN THE NIGHT, PICNIC; censorship in films; role of director in theater and films; impressions of various directors, including Joshua Logan, Howard Lindsay and Lewis Milestone.
Extent: Transcript: 49 leaves
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: Field, Betty, 1918-1973
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker occupation: Actress
Age at speaking: 41
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
People discussed: Betty Field; Field, Betty, 1918-1973; Rice, Betty; Rice, Mrs. Elmer
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Acting; Actresses; Betty Field; Field, Betty, 1918-1973; Motion picture industry; Motion pictures; Oral history; Rice, Betty; Rice, Mrs. Elmer; Theater
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018720-14163