Spoto, Donald, 1941-....

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Spoto was born June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, NY; BA, Iona College, 1963; MA (1966) and Ph. D. (1970), Fordham Univ.; taught at New School for Social Research, NYC, 1975-86; began teaching at Univ. of So. California in 1987; visiting lecturer, British Film Institute, National Film Theatre, London, 1980-86; published biographical studies of filmmakers Stanley Kramer, Alfred Hitchcock, Preston Sturges, playwright Tennessee Williams, and actors Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Lotte Lenya, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, and James Dean.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1940-1988. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 38060739

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Spoto was born June 28, 1941 in New Rochelle, New York; BA, Iona College, 1963; MA (1966) and Ph.D. (1970), Fordham University; taught at New School for Social Research, New York City, 1975-86; began teaching at University of Southern California in 1987; visiting lecturer, British Film Institute, National Film Theatre, London, 1980-86; published biographical studies of filmmakers Stanley Kramer, Alfred Hitchcock, Preston Sturges, playwright Tennessee Williams, and actors Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Lotte Lenya, Laurence Olivier, Elizabeth Taylor, Ingrid Bergman, and James Dean.

From the guide to the Donald Spoto Papers, ca. 1940-1988, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Moor, Paul, 1924-,. An oral history interview with Paul Moor / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, Los Angeles, 1986 August 19 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Heinsheimer, Hans,. An oral history interview with Hans Heinsheimer / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, 1986 March 12 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Spoto, Donald, 1941-. Papers, ca. 1940-1988. University of California, Los Angeles
creatorOf Marx, Henry,. An oral history interview with Henry Marx / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1986 January 29 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Ely, Richard,. An oral history interview with Richard Ely / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1986 September 24 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Capalbo, Carmen,. An oral history interview with Carmen Capalbo / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1986 March 7 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Anderson, Hesper,. An oral history interview with Hesper Anderson / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, Los Angeles, 1986 March 22 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Anderson, Quentin, 1912-,. An oral history interview with Quentin Anderson / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City(?), 1986 February 11 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988,. An oral history interview with Milton Caniff / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1985 October 15 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-1993,. An oral history interview with Maurice Abravanel / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto and Lys Symonette, New York, NY?, 1985? : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Harvey, Helen,. An oral history interview with Helen Harvey / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1985 November 5 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Prince, Harold,. An oral history interview with Harold Prince / conducted for the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music by Donald Spoto, New York City, 1985 November 19 : recording and transcript. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison
creatorOf Donald Spoto Papers, ca. 1940-1988 University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
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associatedWith Abravanel, Maurice, 1903-1993, person
associatedWith Anderson, Hesper, person
associatedWith Anderson, Quentin, 1912-, person
associatedWith Caniff, Milton Arthur, 1907-1988, person
associatedWith Capalbo, Carmen, person
associatedWith Ely, Richard, person
associatedWith Harvey, Helen, person
associatedWith Heinsheimer, Hans, person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Alfred 1899- person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980. person
associatedWith Lenya, Lotte. person
associatedWith Marx, Henry, person
associatedWith Moor, Paul, 1924-, person
associatedWith Olivier, Laurence 1907- person
associatedWith Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989. person
associatedWith Prince, Harold, person
associatedWith Sturges, Preston. person
associatedWith Sturges, Preston. person
associatedWith Williams, Tennessee, 1911-1983. person
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Motion picture actors and actresses--Research
Motion picture producers and directors--Research
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
Occupation
Motion picture producers and directors--Research
Authors, American--20th century--Archival resources
Motion picture actors and actresses--Research
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Birth 1941-06-28

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