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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Elliot Nugent
RLIN number: NXCP88-A78
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part I
Description: Family background, early life, father and vaudeville; beginning of theatrical career, 1920s; theater life during Prohibition; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and motion picture career: transition to sound; social, intellectual and political life in Hollywood; discussion of outstanding films; impressions of Eva Tanguay, Harold Lloyd, Charles Chaplin, Delmar Daves, Jimmie Flood, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, many others; reflections on comedy.
Extent: Transcript: 85 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact; 540 |a(cont.) repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1958 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Nugent, Elliot, 1896-1980
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Actor; Director; Producer; Writer
Age at speaking: 62
Document date: 1958
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Organizations discussed: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Culver City, CA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Authors; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Culver City, CA; Motion picture acting; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures; North America; Oral history; Silent films; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Nugent, Elliot, 1896-1980
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020361-15803