Koltai, Ralph (22 of 28)  An Oral History of Theatre Design

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    2002-08-23, 2002-11-06, 2003-01-09, 2003-02-27, 2003-05-

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    Interviewee's home, London

  • Interviewees

    Koltai, Ralph 1924- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    O'Ryan, Lydia (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 22: Remarks on Francis Smith (continued) including details of cartoons. Recalls marriage to Anina Stubbs [AS] and subsequent parting and relationship with Joanna Dunham; Comments on continuing friendship with former wife AS. Remarks on RK's health including circumstances leading to being given a pacemaker. Reminiscences of childhood maladies. Remarks on RK's present deafness and its effect on aspects of his professional and personal life. RK's relations with his mother, her move to New York 1948 and frequent correspondence; related remarks on RK's attitude to both parents.

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    Life story interview with Ralph Koltai (1924-), theatre designer.

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