Martin Poll Papers 1967-1984

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Martin Poll Papers, 1967-1984

Martin Poll Papers 1967-1984

Martin Poll (1922-2012) was a New York-born film producer who opened a large movie studio in the Bronx in 1956. He sold the studio in 1961 and established his own production company, Martin Poll Productions, that went on to produce a number of well-known films, including the Oscar-winning in 1968. The collection contains documents pertaining to ten of his movies, including such materials as contracts, production reports, screenplay drafts, photographs, slides, sketches, call sheets, correspondence, and publicity materials. The Lion in Winter

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Martin Poll was a film producer born in New York City on November 24, 1922. Graduating from the University of Pennsylvania in 1943 with a bachelor’s degree in business, he served in the army before returning to work with his aunt Selma Tamber, a Broadway producer. Poll begun his film career in 1954 when he produced 39 episodes of the miniseries Flash Gordon in Europe. In 1956 Poll opened the Gold Medal Studios on East 175th Street in the Bronx, the former site of Biograph Studios, a silent movie...

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