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Abe and Charlotte Levitow collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Abe and Charlotte Levitow collection
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1978
    Date (bulk): 1964-1973
    Collection number: 1591
    Creator: Levitow, Abe Levitow, Charlotte
    Extent: 7.1 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Abe and Charlotte Levitow collection, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of the Levitow family, 2010

    Biography

    Abe Levitow was an American animator and animated film director active from 1940 through 1975. He worked at Warner Bros. Cartoons, UPA, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Charlotte Winifred Lewis Levitow was married to Abe Levitow.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Abe and Charlotte Levitow collection spans the years 1939-1978 (bulk 1964-1973) and encompasses approximately 7.1 linear feet. The collection contains drawings, animation cels, background paintings, scripts, publicity materials, disc recordings, motion picture film, and photographs.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Subject files; 4. Oversize; 5. Over-oversize

    Indexing Terms

    Levitow, Abe--Archives.
    Levitow, Charlotte--Archives.
    animators