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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Drew
RLIN number: NXCP87-A97
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and family; pilot in World War II; writer for LIFE magazine; Nieman Fellowship at Harvard; filmmaking influences; "direct cinema" vs. "cinema verite"; early films for TIME/LIFE including "Primary"; technical advances in mobile candid sync sound filmmaking; Drew Associates: production of films for ABC, TIME, the Bell Telephone Hour, particularly "Yankii, No" "Eddie", and films about John F. Kennedy, commercials, independent and industrial films; views on past and present documentary work. Mrs. Drew particpated in the first two interview sessions.
Extent: Transcript: 431 leaves, Tape: 13 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Permission required. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Drew, Anne
Speaker gender: Female
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Hogenson, Barbara
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Air pilots; Documentary films; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures--Production and direction
Topics discussed - Other terms: Documentary television programs; Drew, Anne; Drew, Robert, 1924-; Television broadcasting of films
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018770-16944