Herbert Biberman and Gale Sondergaard papers, 1908-1981.


Biberman, H. J. (Herbert J.). Herbert Biberman and Gale Sondergaard papers, 1908-1981.

Herbert Biberman and Gale Sondergaard papers, 1908-1981.

Papers of H. J. Biberman, a stage and screen producer-director-writer and his Academy Award-winning actress-wife. The collection concerns their professional careers as well as Independent Production Company vs. Loews et al., the anti-trust litigation which resulted from Biberman's attempt to mitigate the blacklisting he experienced as one of the Hollywood Ten. Documentation about the Hollywood Ten is limited, although there are autobiographical references to this period, some records of the Committee to Free the Hollywood Ten, the film The Hollywood Ten, and personal letters written by Biberman while he was imprisoned for contempt of Congress.

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