Studio archive, 1904-1980 (bulk 1936-1955).
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Greene, Graham, 1904-1991
English novelist. From the description of Autograph and typewritten letters and notes signed "Graham" (62) : London, etc., to his brother, Herbert, 1945 May 11-1955 Sept. 12 and undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270497418 From the description of Graham Greene letters to Mercia Harrison, 1945-1990. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 465279409 English writer and dramatist. From the description of Graham Greene Collecti...
Gable, Clark, 1901-1960
William Clark Gable (February 1, 1901 – November 16, 1960), more commonly known as Clark Gable, was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood". He had roles in more than 60 motion pictures in multiple genres during a career that lasted 37 years, three decades of which was as a leading man. Gable died of a heart attack; his final on-screen appearance was of an aging cowboy in The Misfits, released posthumously in 1961. Born and raised in Ohio, Gable traveled to Hollyw...
Welles, Orson, 1915-1985
Actor, writer, director, and producer for stage, radio, and film. From the description of Papers, 1930-1959. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 31734907 George Orson Welles, named for his parents' friend George Ade, was born on May 6, 1915, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. A child prodigy aided and encouraged by guardian Maurice Bernstein and teacher Roger Hill, Welles had considerable writing and acting experience before the age of twenty. Through the years this multi-talented...
Leigh, Vivien, 1913-1967
English actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Denys [Blakelock], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270871310 Actress Vivien Leigh was born in Darjeeling, India, and returned to England with her parents after World War I. While attending a convent school, her mother took her to see a play, where she determined to become an actress. She had little experience before creating a sensation in the role of Scarlett O'Hara in the movie Gone With t...
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967
In 1955 Waxman was musical director of the Los Angeles Music Festival; in his letter he mentions that it was his 9th season. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler, 1955, 1957, n. d. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155864758 FRANZ WAXMAN 1906-1967 A Biographical Memoir by John W. Waxman [Photo at right: Last portrait of Franz Waxman, taken by Boris Goldenberg in 1965, for the premiere of The Song o...
Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978
Boyer was born Aug. 28, 1899 in Figeac, France; studied philosophy at the Sorbonne and drama at the Paris Conservatory; after his stage and film debuts in 1920, he became a matinee idol on stage; moved between Hollywood, France, and Germany from 1929-1934, and permanently moved to Los Angeles in 1934; developed career as a great lover and lead actor in films produced in France and Hollywood; married English actress Pat Paterson; active during WWII in cementing Franco-American relations and headi...
Dietrich, Marlene, 1901-1992
Marlene Dietrich (b. December 27, 1901, Berlin, Germany–d. May 6, 1992, Paris, France) was a German actress and singer. Throughout her long career, spanning from the 1910s to the 1980s, she maintained popularity by continually reinventing herself. In 1920s Berlin, Dietrich acted on the stage and in silent films. Dietrich starred in Hollywood films such as Morocco (1930), Shanghai Express (1932), and Desire (1936). Throughout World War II, she was a high-profile entertainer in the United St...
Garrett, Oliver H. P. (Oliver Hart Palmer), 1897-1952
Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963
Epithet: novelist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000815.0x000080 Aldous Huxley was a British novelist, short-story writer, playwright, screenwriter, literary and social critic, and poet. From the description of Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 1915-1973 bulk (1915-1963). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517267 From the guide to the Aldous Huxley collection of papers, 19...
Selznick International Pictures
Selznick, Irene Mayer, 1907-1990
American theatrical producer, photographer, and writer; daughter of Louis B. Mayer; married David O. Selznick. From the description of Irene Mayer Selznick collection, 1930-1990. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70968716 ...
Selznick Releasing Organization.
Ford, John, 1894?-1973
John Martin Feeney, (February 1, 1894 – August 31, 1973), known professionally as John Ford, was an American film director and naval officer. He was born John Martin "Jack" Feeney on February 1, 1894 or 1895 (sources differ on the year) in Cape Elizabeth, Maine to John Augustine Feeney and Barbara "Abbey" Curran. Instead of his birth name, Ford often gave his given names as Sean Aloysius, sometimes with surname O'Feeny, O'Feeney, O'Fienne, or O'Fearna; an Irish language equivalent of Feeney, o...
Barrymore, Ethel, 1879-1959
American actress. From the description of Ethel Barrymore autograph, 1895. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936509 ...
American composer and conductor Bernard Herrmann was born in New York City on June 29, 1911. He attended New York University and the Julliard School of Music. In 1933 he formed the New Chamber Orchestra. Herrmann joined CBS in 1934 as a composer-conductor and from 1936 to 1940 he composed incidental music for a number of radio show episodes. In the following years Herrmann composed music for concert works, operas, film productions and television series. He composed his most famous film scores fo...
Steiner, Max, 1888-1971
Steiner was an Austia-born composer of film music. From the description of Papers, 1880-1968. (Brigham Young University). WorldCat record id: 51590885 Shigeko Tokunaga corresponded with film music composer Max Steiner and his wife Leonetta from 1965 to 1979. From the guide to the Shigeko Tokunaga papers, 1965-1979, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) Maximilian Raoul Walter Steiner was born 10 May 1888 in Austria. Max married three times. He was most well...
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980
Alfred Hitchcock (b. 13 August 1899, Leytonstone, England–d. 29 April 1980, Bel Air, CA) was an English film director and producer, widely regarded as one of the most influential filmmakers in the history of cinema. Known as "the Master of Suspense", he directed over 50 feature films. He began his career in the film industry in 1919 as a title card designer after training as a technical clerk and copy writer for a telegraph-cable company. ...
De Havilland, Olivia
Olivia Mary de Havilland (b. July 1, 1916, Tokyo, Japan), American actress, best known for her role as Melanie Hamilton Wilkes in Gone With the Wind. From the description of De Havilland, Olivia, 1916- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569120 Motion picture actress. From the description of Olivia de Havilland oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1977 October 6 [sound recording] / conducted by James V. D'Arc. (Unknown). WorldCat...
Lombard, Carole, 1908-1942
Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985
Mayer, Louis B. (Louis Burt), 1885-1957
March, Fredric, 1897-1975.
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956
Reed, Carol, 1906-1976
David O. Selznick Productions.
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965
Selznick was an American film producer. Chapman was an American playwright, theatrical consultant, professor of English literature, and Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University. From the description of Letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79662527 From the guide to the Letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) The power companie...
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964
The Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe was a Jewish activist group led by Peter H. Bergson and Ben Hecht, among others; founded in 1943, the group publicized the extermination of the Jewish people ongoing under Nazi reign in Europe and pressured the administration of President Franklin Roosevelt to take measures to save Jewish refugees. From the description of Correspondence to Alma Mahler and Franz Werfel, 1943, 1946. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldC...
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995
Originally composed for piano, 1946. Transcribed 1958. First performance Vienna, 1958, State Orchestra of Vienna, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Kaleidoscope : six short pieces for small orchestra, op. 19a / by Miklós Rózsa. [19--] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 53893399 Hungarian-born musician/composer Miklós Rózsa (April 18, 1907-July 23, 1995) studied in Leipzig under Hermann Grabner and Theodor Kroye...
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a leading American film production company, was established in 1924, an amalgam of three older production companies: Metro Pictures Corporation, Goldwyn Pictures Corporation and Louis B. Mayer Pictures, and was under the corporate control of the exhibiting concern, Loew's Inc. From the guide to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films and personalities scrapbooks, 1920-1944, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.) Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), the ...
Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993
Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Myrna Loy : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131801 American actress; d. 1993. From the description of Myrna Loy collection, 1915-1998. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70960154 ...
Huston, John, 1906-1987
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989
English actor. From the description of Autograph letters signed (5) : London and Naples, to Denys Blakelock, 1947-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872061 From the description of Autograph letter signed : "South Indian Ocean" [on the way to Australia], to Denys Blakelock, 1947 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872063 From the description of Typed letter signed (8) : London, to Denys Blakelock, 1948-1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874989 ...
Temple, Shirley, 1928-
Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013
American actress, author, and lecturer; b. Joan de Beauvoir de Havilland in Japan; came to U.S. in 1919 and subsequently became a naturalized citizen. From the description of Joan Fontaine collection, 1929-1997. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70963167 ...
Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990
Goldwyn, Samuel, 1882-1974
Epithet: film producer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a8 ...
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Actress, director. From the description of Reminiscences of Lillian Gish : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742647 Actress. From the description of Papers of Lillian Gish, 1920-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130921 Actress whose career spanned the silent film era till the 1980's. From the description of Papers, 1919-1997. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 392...
Barrymore, John, 1882-1942
Howard, Sidney Coe, 1891-1939
Sidney Coe Howard was a popular and successful American playwright and screenwriter, becoming the first person to win both a Pulitzer Prize and an Academy Award. Born in Oakland, California, and educated at the University of California at Berkeley and Harvard, he served as an aviator in World War I. After the war he established a reputation as a journalist, investigating the social issues of the day, and publishing both short stories and translations; he found great success as a playwright, winn...
Selznick, Lewis J.
Montgomery Clift was born in Omaha, Nebraska on October 17, 1920, hours after his twin sister Roberta (Ethel). He lived with his father William Brooks Clift, his mother Ethel "Sunny" Fogg Clift, and his older brother William Brooks, Jr. In the mid 1920s his family moved to Chicago and later, in the early 1930s the family settled in New York City. At the age of twelve, Montgomery Clift made his first stage appearance in an amateur production of As Husbands Go in Sarasota,...
De Sica, Vittorio, 1901-1974
Hellinger, Mark, 1903-1947
Lardner, Ring, 1915-2000
Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009
Jennifer Jones played the title role in the film The Song of Bernadette, based on Werfel's novel; in that role she won an Oscar as best actress. From the description of Correspondence to Franz Werfel, 1944. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155863578 ...
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Katharine Hepburn (b. May 12, 1907, Hartford, Conn.-d. June 29, 2003, Old Saybrook, Conn.), American actress. From the description of Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10580735 American actress. From the description of Autograph letter signed : [Beverly Hills], to Edward Wagenknecht, 1949 May 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270864087 Although she was best known as a star of the screen,...
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982
Ingrid Bergman (b. 29 August 1915, Stockholm, Sweden-d. 29 August 1982, London, England) was a Swedish acrtess. After starring in Intermezzo (1939), she rose to fame in the US. Bergman is well known for Casablance (1942), For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943), Gaslight (1944), and several Alfred Hitchock films. She was married Petter Aron Lindstrom and later married director Roberto Rossellini....
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955
American playwright. From the description of Letter, Surrey, England, to Malcolm Wells, New York City [manuscript], 1948 August 30. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817235 Sherwood was a noted American dramatist. He was born in New Rochelle, N.Y., graduated from Harvard in 1918, and served in World War I. He wrote for Vanity Fair and Life magazines, serving as editor of the latter from 1924 to 1928. His first play, written in 1927, was an immediate success. H...
Parker, Dorothy, 1893-1967
Author; interviewee married Alan Campbell. From the description of Reminiscences of Dorothy Rothschild Parker : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158240 Dorothy Parker was born in West End, New Jersey, in an upper-middle-class family of mixed heritage. Estranged from her parents due to her dislike of her strict, devout stepmother, she read voraciously and wrote verse. Seeking a career in literature, she worked for Vogue,...
Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Janet Gaynor : oral history, 1958. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122308313 American actress; b. Laura Augusta Gainer, 1906; d. 1984. From the description of Janet Gaynor collection, 1920-1982. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70961680 ...
Pianist, composer, and writer. From the description of Printed renewal option with typed details, between Oscar Levant and Anna Sosenko, signed by both : [New York?], 1945 Apr. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270916053 ...
McDaniel, Hattie, 1895-1952
Wellman, William A., 1896-1975
Schulberg was a New York-born novelist, reared in Hollywood, who also wrote for the film and stage. He died in 2009 at the age of 95. From the description of Budd Schulberg papers, 1936-1967. (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 609703260 American writer. From the description of The disenchanted (galley proof), 1950 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647823236 ...
Valli, Alida, 1921-2006
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994
Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Joseph Cotten : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569597 ...
After the engravings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi. First performance Indianapolis, Indiana, 23 November 1946, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Fabien Sevitzky conductor.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of Piranesi suite / Lionel Barrymore. c1946. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 42696866 Barrymore was born as Lionel Blythe on Apr. 28, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA; he became a leading Broadway actor by 1900; began film career in 1909; appeare...
Walpole, Hugh, 1884-1941
English novelist. From the description of Hugh Walpole collection, 1910-1939. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925561 From the description of Autograph letter signed with initials : Brackenburn, Keswick, to [James] Bain, 1931 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658346 From the description of Sons and Lovers. A Preface : autograph manuscript signed, fair copy with a few revisions : [n.p.], 1923 June 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270658363 ...
McGuire, Dorothy, 1918-2001
Selznick, Myron, 1898-1944
Fleming, Victor, 1889-1949
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940
F. Scott Fitzgerald was born Sept. 24, 1896 in St. Paul Minnesota. He began writing while a student at Princeton University. He met his wife, Zelda, while serving in the US Army stationed in Alabama. His novel, This Side of Paradise, was published in 1920 and he became an instant success. He published he Great Gatsby in 1925. Fitzgerald died on December 21, 1940 of a heart attack at age 44 while living in Los Angeles and working for the film industry....
Whitney, John Hay
John Hay Whitney John Hay Whitney was born into one of the most prominent American families of the twentieth century; widely known for their interests in business, government, publishing, entertainment, philanthropy, horse racing and breeding, and fine art collecting. He was the second child of Payne and Helen Hay Whitney and born in Ellsworth, Maine, on August 17, 1904, while his parents were summering with Clara Stone Hay (mother to Helen Hay Whitney). Mr. Whitney was ...
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995
Performer and trick roper who used various surnames. Not to be confused with the film actress. From the description of Collection. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166508253 Actress. From the description of Reminiscences of Ginger Rogers : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724057 ...
Howard, Leslie, 1893-1943
Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967
British stage, screen, and radio actor; b. in Johannesburg, South Africa. From the description of Basil Rathbone collection, 1924-1950. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70925636 Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Basil Rathbone : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122512788 Huxley was an English novelist and Rathbone an English actor. Rathbone played a character in The giaconda smil...
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
American distribution and production corporation for motion pictures. From the description of Pressbooks, 1977-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122480185 ...
Fowler, Gene, 1890-1960
American author, journalist, and scriptwriter. From the description of Papers of Gene Fowler [manuscript], 1947-1953. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647876377 Gene Fowler was a newspaper editor, scriptwriter, press agent, and manager of prize fighters and wrestlers. His full name was Eugene Devlan Fowler. From the guide to the Gene Fowler poem, 1941, (University of Montana-Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections...
Capra, Frank Russell, 1897-1991
Frank Russell Capra (born Francesco Rosario Capra; May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Italy and raised in Los Angeles from the age of five, his rags-to-riches story has led film historians such as Ian Freer to consider him the "American Dream personified." Capra became one of America's most influential directors during the 1930s, ...
Peck, Gregory, 1916-2003
Vidor, King, 1894-1982
Filmmaker, art collector; Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of King W. Vidor papers, 1936-1982. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515357 American movie producer. From the description of King Vidor papers, 1825-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122699728 From the guide to the King Vidor papers, 1825-1970, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) American motion picture director. From the description of King Vidor Collection, 1924-...
Novelist, playwright, and screenwriter; b. in Germany 1920; naturalized U.S. citizen. From the description of Peter Viertel collection, 1964-1992. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969535 American author. From the description of The sun also rises : screenplay, 1956 June 25. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136019 ...
Capote, Truman, 1924-1984
BIOGHIST REQUIRED American author. From the guide to the Truman Capote ephemera Collection, 1949-1988., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Truman Capote (1924- ), American author. From the description of Truman Capote papers, 1939-1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476609 Truman Capote is an American writer. From the description of Truman Capote fonds. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 667848368...
Colman, Ronald, 1891-1958
Cukor, George, 1899-1983.
Film director. From the description of Reminiscences of George Dewey Cukor : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122569616 Cukor was born and raised in New York City and became a director of stage and screen, working primarily at MGM. He died in 1983. From the description of George Cukor Christmas card : print, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872715 ...