Weinberg, Herman G.

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American film historian.

From the description of Interview, 1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609518

Herman G. Weinberg, writer, foreign film translator, teacher, and film historian, was born in New York City, August 6, 1908.

He entered the motion picture industry in 1927 as a musical consultant in the scoring of foreign silent films and then worked as U.S. correspondent for various European film periodicals. He was a theater manager in Baltimore and New York during the 30s and 40s. Mr. Weinberg achieved fame subtitling major foreign films. The films included LA STRADA, OPEN CITY, PAISAN, THE BICYCLE THIEF, and SHOESHINE. He wrote articles and film criticism for many periodicals and taught film history at City College in New York. His books include The Lubitsch Touch, Saint Cinema, The Complete "Greed", Stroheim: A Pictorial Record, The Complete "Wedding March", and a Manhattan Odyssey, his autobiography. Mr. Weinberg died in New York City, November 7, 1983.

From the description of Papers, 1926-1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455445

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.). National Board of Review of Motion Pictures records, 1907-1971. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Weinberg, Herman G. Lectures and performances [sound recording], 1965-1972. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Weinberg, Herman G. Papers, 1926-1983. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Weinberg, Herman G. Interview, 1978. Harold B. Lee Library
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associatedWith Anger, Kenneth. person
associatedWith Bessy, Maurice, 1910- person
associatedWith Boardman, Eleanor, 1898- person
associatedWith Bogdanovich, Peter, 1939- person
associatedWith British Film Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Brooks, Louise, 1906-1985. person
associatedWith Clair, René, 1898-1981. person
associatedWith D'Arc, James V., 1950- person
associatedWith Dickinson, Thorold. person
associatedWith Eisner, Lotte H. person
associatedWith Florey, Robert, 1900-1979. person
associatedWith Lang, Fritz, 1890-1976. person
associatedWith Langlois, Henri, 1914-1977. person
associatedWith Leyda, Jay, 1910-1988. person
associatedWith Lherminier, Pierre. person
associatedWith National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith O'Leary, Liam. person
associatedWith Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Renoir, Jean, 1894-1979. person
associatedWith Rotha, Paul, 1907-1984. person
associatedWith Seton, Marie. person
associatedWith Truffaut, François. person
associatedWith Von Sternberg, Josef, 1894-1969. person
associatedWith Von Stroheim, Erich, 1885-1957. person
associatedWith Wray, Fay, 1907-2004. person
associatedWith Wright, Basil. person
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Authors, American
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Active 1926

Active 1983





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