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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lew Ayres
RLIN number: NXCP90-A14
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Hollywood Film Industry Project
Description: Early film career in Hollywood, 1920s; comparison of silent and sound film; acting in "The Kiss", "All Quiet on the Western Front", the Dr. Kildare series, "The Dark Mirror", and "Johnny Belinda"; impressions of Greta Garbo, Lionel Barrymore, Jane Wyman.
Extent: Transcript: 32 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1988. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1971 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ayres, Lew, 1908-
Speaker date of birth: 1908
Speaker occupation: Moving picture actor
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1971
Interviewer: Higham, Charles
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Actors; Motion picture acting; Motion picture actors and actresses; Silent films
Topics discussed - Other terms: Ayres, Lew, 1908-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021096-16535