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Description
The Charlton Heston papers span the years 1941-1992 and encompass 22.6 linear feet. The collection contains production material and scripts, playscripts, theater programs, clippings, correspondence, fanzines, an entire run of the "Charlton Heston Newsletter" (1956-1971), interview transcripts, text of addresses given by Heston as president of the Screen Actors Guild, figure sketches by Heston, a variety of essays written and/or spoken by Heston, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of prints and slides of motion picture production, biography, and subject photographs.
Background
Charlton Heston was an American actor most active in film from 1950 to 2003. He received an Academy Award for best actor for BEN-HUR(1959) and was presented the Academy's 1977 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
Extent
19 linear feet of papers. 3.6 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.