Zugsmith, Albert

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Albert Zugsmith (1910-1993) was a film producer, director and writer of nearly 100 motion pictures. His Academy Award winning "Written on the Wind" was nominated for three Academy Awards, and it starred Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, and Dorothy Malone. His production of "Touch of Evil" starring Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Marlene Dietrich, Dennis Weaver, Janet Leigh and others received numerous awards as one of the classic motion pictures. Zugsmith's film "The Incredible Shrinking Man" was picked by the New York Times as one of the finest of science fiction films. Other films produced by Zugsmith include "Fanny Hill," "High School Confidential," "Movie Star, American Style or LSD, I Hate You," "The Beat Generation," "The Big Operator," "Dondi" and "The Incredible Sex Revolution."

From the description of Albert Zugsmith papers, 1952-1981. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 172884799

American motion picture producer, director and writer.

From the description of Papers of Albert Zugsmith, 1961-1968. (University of Iowa Libraries). WorldCat record id: 233100129


Albert Zugsmith's Opium Dreams .

From the guide to the Albert Zugsmith papers, 1950-1968, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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creatorOf Zugsmith, Albert. Papers, 1950-1968. University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Hill, Robert. Confessions of an opium eater, 1961 Feb. 16 / by Robert Hill. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Zugsmith, Albert. Papers of Albert Zugsmith, 1961-1968. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Zugsmith, Albert. Albert Zugsmith papers, 1952-1981. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
creatorOf Albert Zugsmith papers, 1950-1968 University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
referencedIn New York Times Company records. Arthur Hays Sulzberger papers, 1823-1999 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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Birth 1910-04-24

Death 1993-10-26


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