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Reminiscences of George Seaton : oral history, 1958.

Author: George Seaton; Joan Franklin; Robert Franklin
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Experiences and impressions as junior writer for Irving Thalberg, 1933-1937; Metro Goldwyn Meyer in the 1930s; Marx Brothers' films; transition to directing; presidency of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including project to restore the Library of Congress paper print collection; creative and economic situation of the independent producer. Reflections on writing, directing, camera technique, block  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Interviews
Named Person: George Seaton; Irving G Thalberg; George Seaton; Irving G Thalberg
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: George Seaton; Joan Franklin; Robert Franklin
OCLC Number: 122684126
In: Popular arts project
Notes: Interviewed by Joan and Robert Franklin.
Description: Transcript: 46 leaves. Sound recording: 1 reel.

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Experiences and impressions as junior writer for Irving Thalberg, 1933-1937; Metro Goldwyn Meyer in the 1930s; Marx Brothers' films; transition to directing; presidency of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including project to restore the Library of Congress paper print collection; creative and economic situation of the independent producer. Reflections on writing, directing, camera technique, block booking, censorship.

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