Berger, Spencer.

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Spencer Merriam Berger was a business executive and film historian. He was born on May 6, 1917 in New Haven, Connecticut, and graduated from Yale University in 1940. He served as president and chairman of the board of the former Berger Brothers Company of New Haven, which made women's and surgical corsets. He was a leading authority on the Barrymores and an enthusiast of Ted Lewis and Leopold Stokowski.

From the guide to the Spencer Berger papers, circa 1895-1999, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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creatorOf Spencer Berger papers, circa 1895-1999 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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associatedWith Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959 person
associatedWith Barrymore, John, 1882-1942 person
associatedWith Barrymore, Lionel, 1878-1954 person
associatedWith Lewis, Ted, 1892-1971 person
associatedWith Stokowski, Leopold, 1882-1977 person
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Motion picture actors and actresses--United States--20th century


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