[Roman Bohnen screen test]

Title
[Roman Bohnen screen test] [videorecording] / Produced for the Walter Wanger Co., Inc. ; directed by Lewis Milestone.
Publication
Los Angeles, Calif., 1937.

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Description
1 videocassette (U-matic) (8 min.) : si., b&w NTSC; 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Roman Bohnen screen test #1
Genre/Form
Screen tests, auditions, etc.
Note
  • No credits on tape. Production information gathered from the files of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
  • A second screen test featuring Bohnen with actor Luther Adler is available on NCOX 1058.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, George Schneiderman.
Performer (note)
  • Featuring Roman Bohnen.
Event (note)
  • Filmed at an unidentified studio, Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 24, 1937.
Biography (note)
  • Early in 1937, actor Roman Bohnen and several of his colleagues from the Group Theatre traveled to Hollywood, where they discussed a proposed filmmaking venture with producer Walter Wanger. A series of screen tests, including this one, were made at that time.
Call Number
NCOX 1057
OCLC
921183111
Title
[Roman Bohnen screen test] [videorecording] / Produced for the Walter Wanger Co., Inc. ; directed by Lewis Milestone.
Imprint
Los Angeles, Calif., 1937.
Access
Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits
Director of photography, George Schneiderman.
Cast
Featuring Roman Bohnen.
Event
Filmed at an unidentified studio, Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 24, 1937.
Summary
Actor Roman Bohnen is the subject of this screen test, which was created for producer Walter Wanger. No audio. He poses in medium closeup in a livingroom set, turns, smokes a cigarette, delivers a few lines, and jots down notes on a pad.
Biography
Early in 1937, actor Roman Bohnen and several of his colleagues from the Group Theatre traveled to Hollywood, where they discussed a proposed filmmaking venture with producer Walter Wanger. A series of screen tests, including this one, were made at that time.
Added Author
Wanger, Walter, 1894-1968, producer.
Milestone, Lewis, 1895-1980, film director.
Schneiderman, George, 1894-1964, director of photography.
Bohnen, Roman, 1894-1949, actor.
Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc.
Added Title
Roman Bohnen screen test #1
Research Call Number
NCOX 1057
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