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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jeannette MacDonald
RLIN number: NXCP88-A139
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part II
Description: Philadelphia childhood; theater association with the Shuberts 1920s; films 1929-49; Hollywood social life 1930s; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer dressing rooms; concert performances; entertaining troops World War II; lack of roles for mature women; opinions on musical scene 1959: rock, importance of melodies; reminiscences of Ernst Lubitsch, Louella Parsons, others.
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: MacDonald, Jeannette, 1907-1965
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Actress; Singer
Age at speaking: 52
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actresses; Motion pictures; Oral history; Singers
Topics discussed - Other terms: MacDonald, Jeanette, 1907-1965; Music, Popular (Songs, etc); Musical revue, comedy, etc
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019233-14676