Oral history interview with Myrna Loy, 1959. (Archival material, 1959) [WorldCat.org]
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Oral history interview with Myrna Loy, 1959.

Author: Myrna Loy; Joan Franklin; Robert Franklin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Career in silent films, "Don Juan," 1926; transition to sound, "Desert Song," 1929; typecast as Oriental villainess, late 1920s and early 1930s; "The Thin Man," 1934: effect on career; suspension from Metro-Goldwyn, Mayer, effect of publicity; Red Cross World War II; "Best Years of Our Lives," 1946; UNESCO, 1945-59; political climate of Hollywood 1940s and 1950s and its effects; impressions of John Barrymore, Frank  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories (literary works)
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Also available as digital recording:
Oral history interview with Myrna Loy, 1959
(NNC)13004204
Named Person: Myrna Loy; Myrna Loy
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Myrna Loy; Joan Franklin; Robert Franklin
OCLC Number: 86131801
In: Popular arts project
Notes: Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin.
Description: Transcript: 57 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Sound recording (Memoirs of the of the Movies excerpts): 1 reel
Other Titles: Reminiscences of Myrna Loy,

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Career in silent films, "Don Juan," 1926; transition to sound, "Desert Song," 1929; typecast as Oriental villainess, late 1920s and early 1930s; "The Thin Man," 1934: effect on career; suspension from Metro-Goldwyn, Mayer, effect of publicity; Red Cross World War II; "Best Years of Our Lives," 1946; UNESCO, 1945-59; political climate of Hollywood 1940s and 1950s and its effects; impressions of John Barrymore, Frank Capra, W.S. Van Dyke, Louis B. Mayer, others.

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