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An Interview with Dick Campbell

Title
An Interview with Dick Campbell/ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interviewed by Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Author
Campbell, Dick, 1903-1994,
Publication
  • 1982-05-05.
  • New York : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1982.

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Disc 4Moving imageBy appointment only Sc Visual DVD-1446 Disc 4Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
Disc 3Moving imageBy appointment only Sc Visual DVD-1446 Disc 3Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
Disc 2Moving imageBy appointment only Sc Visual DVD-1446 Disc 2Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound
Disc 1Moving imageBy appointment only Sc Visual DVD-1446 Disc 1Schomburg Center - Moving Image & Recorded Sound

Details

Additional Authors
  • Campbell, Dick, 1903-1994,
  • Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998,
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Description
4 videodiscs (83 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biographies.
  • Black films and programs.
  • Filmed interivews.
  • Interviews.
  • Nonfiction films.
  • Oral histories.
Biography (note)
  • Mr. Campbell was a theatrical producer.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1446
Author
Campbell, Dick, 1903-1994, interviewee.
Title
An Interview with Dick Campbell/ Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture ; interviewed by Jean Blackwell Hutson.
Imprint
1982-05-05.
Publisher
New York : Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 1982.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Event
Recorded May 5, 1982 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York.
Summary
Mr. Campbell describes his earlier work as a theatre and concert producer and his present work with the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of Greater New York. Education and youth in Beaumont, Texas; move to New York, 1928; second wife, Muriel Rahn; formation of Rose McClendon Players; work as producer of Black USO shows, 1942-1946; discrimination against blacks in television and radio industries; television boycott, Feb. 1950 organized by Coordinating Council for Negro Performers; trips to Africa as field consultant in Dept. of African Affairs, State Department, Dept. of Cultural Affairs, 1957-1965; experiences as producer - fight with Billy Rose over salary for Muriel Rahn in Carmen Jones; first contract negotiated for Ossie Davis after World War II; setting of pay levels by producers during USO productions; different productions sent abroad and in U.S. for USO; concert performance business after World War II, booking Muriel Rahn and the Columbia Artists Management monopoly; finding audiences for young black artists; work for Sickle Cell Anemia and the activities of the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of Greater New York.
Biography
Mr. Campbell was a theatrical producer.
Added Author
Campbell, Dick, 1903-1994, interviewee.
Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998, interviewer.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-1446
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