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"Comedy is no laughing matter" oral history transcript, 1988-89 : Michael Gordon

Author: Michael Gordon; Gérard Dessere; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
Publisher: [Los Angeles] : Oral History Program, University of California, Los Angeles, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : English
Publication:Oral History collection, Dept. of Special Collections, University Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Database:WorldCat
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The interview begins with Gordon's early life and education, then continues through his play- and movie-directing career, his appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee, and his years as a professor at UCLA. Major topics covered include the Yale Drama School, the Group Theatre, the Hollywood blacklist and directing philosophy and techniques.
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: Michael Gordon; Jerry Bresler; Harold Clurman; Doris Day; Edward Dmytryk; Ross Hunter; Elia Kazan; Stanley Kramer; Darryl Francis Zanuck
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Gordon; Gérard Dessere; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program.
OCLC Number: 37114242
Notes: Transcript of a 24.5-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program.
Description: 2 volumes (xi, 305, vi, 306-608), bound : portraits ; 28 cm
Responsibility: interviewed by Gérard Dessere.

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The interview begins with Gordon's early life and education, then continues through his play- and movie-directing career, his appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee, and his years as a professor at UCLA. Major topics covered include the Yale Drama School, the Group Theatre, the Hollywood blacklist and directing philosophy and techniques.

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