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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Douglass Montgomery
RLIN number: NXCP88-A96
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Popular Arts Project, Part III
Description: Making THE WAY TO THE STARS while in uniform; discharge from the army, return to British stage; comparison of British and American theater: societal views, economics, production and quality, effect of the critics; accents and their use in the theater; career: quick rise to fame as an adolescent, working with the Lunts, movie experience; major studio advertising and publicity; theater crisis in United States; different acting styles.
Extent: Transcript: 98 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: Montgomery, Douglass, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Actor
Age at speaking: 47
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Franklin, Joan; Franklin, Robert
Locations discussed: Europe; North America; United Kingdom; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Europe; Motion picture acting; North America; Oral history; Theater--Great Britain; Theater--United States; United Kingdom; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020551-15993