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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ben Hecht
RLIN number: NXCP88-A74
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Commentary on the Hollywood community and movie making; critical views of work of producers, directors, writers, cameramen and actors; work on "Scarface," "Gone with the Wind"; discussion of mores of Hollywood film industry; critical views of the viewing public.
Extent: Transcript: 64 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: Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: Journalist; Playwright; Scriptwriter
Age at speaking: 66
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Motion picture industry; Motion picture producers and directors; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hecht, Ben, 1893-1964
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020315-15757