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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Isaac Kleinerman
RLIN number: NXCP89-A35
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Parents and schooling, New York, N.Y.; film examiner, Exhibitors Film Exchange, 1934-35; film editor and cameraman, Seiden Motion Picture Company, 1935-37; work at toy films company and film labs, 1938-41; assistant timer and film editor, Deluxe Film Laboratories (division of 20th Century-Fox), 1941-43; film editor, United States Army Signal Corps Photographic Center, 1943-45: WHY WE FIGHT training films; film editor and director, RKO-Pathe 1945-51: THIS IS AMERICA; film director and editor, National Broadcasting Company 1951-57: VICTORY AT SEA, PROJECT XX, WISDOM, film scores; film producer Columbia Broadcasting System, 1957-76: 20TH CENTURY, 21ST CENTURY, series' sponsorship; independent productions, 1977-80, including THE UNKNOWN WAR, film budgeting and work schedules; European film procurement network; modernized cinematic technology; replacement of documentary by magazine format; TV critics; responsibility of television to the public.
Extent: Transcript: 355 leaves, Tape: 9 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kleinerman, Isaac, 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Documentary filmmaker
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Hogenson, Barbara
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Documentary films; Motion picture producers and directors; Motion pictures in military education; Motion pictures--Editing; Motion pictures--Production and direction; Oral history; Television producers and directors; Television--Production and direction
Topics discussed - Other terms: Kleinerman, Isaac, 1916-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020866-16307