Roman Bohnen in a scene from Success Story, with Luther Adler [videorecording]

Title
Roman Bohnen in a scene from Success Story, with Luther Adler [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) (4 min.) : si., b&w NTSC; 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
Roman Bohnen screen test #2
Genre/Form
Screen tests, auditions, etc.
Note
  • Production information gathered from the files of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive.
  • A second screen test featuring Bohnen alone is available on NCOX 1057.
Access (note)
  • Restricted to qualified researchers.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, George Schneiderman.
Performer (note)
  • Featuring Roman Bohnen, with Luther Adler.
Event (note)
  • Filmed at an unidentified studio, Los Angeles, Calif., probably 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 1058
Title
Roman Bohnen in a scene from Success Story, with Luther Adler [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, with Luther Adler.
Event
Filmed at an unidentified studio, Los Angeles, Calif., probably 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 performs a brief scene from the stage play Success story, by John Howard Lawson. Bohnen appeared in the 1933 Broadway production of the play with Luther Adler, who plays opposite him in this sequence.
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.
Adler, Luther, 1903-1984, actor.
Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc.
Added Title
Roman Bohnen screen test #2
Research Call Number
NCOX 1058
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