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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roderick (Roddy) McDowall
RLIN number: NXCP88-A141
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Early career: acting as a child during the Battle of Britain, impressions of New York, N.Y., HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY; impressions of John Ford; child acting as a trade; art vs business interests in movie making; the film industry in the 1940s; combating typecasting; theater industry in New York, N.Y. compared to that in California; utilization of film and television as an art form.
Extent: Transcript: 58 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: McDowall, Roderick, 1928-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1928
Speaker occupation: Actor
Age at speaking: 31
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion pictures; Oral history; Television
Topics discussed - Other terms: Children as actors; McDowall, Roderick, 1928-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019251-14694