Robert F. Blumofe papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert F. Blumofe papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1965-1999
Date (bulk): 1970s-1980s
Collection number: 526
Creator: Blumofe, Robert F.
Extent: 12 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Robert F. Blumofe papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of the Blumofe family, 2003


Robert F. Blumofe was an American producer most active in film from 1952 to 1976. Trained as a lawyer in New York, he joined Paramount Pictures' legal staff in New York before transferring to the Hollywood studio. From 1953 to 1966 he was a vice president in charge of production at United Artists. As an independent producer from 1966 to 1976 he produced three films, including YOURS, MINE AND OURS (1968) and BOUND FOR GLORY (1976). From 1977 to 1981 he served as director of the American Film Institute-West.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Robert F. Blumofe papers span the years circa 1965-1999 (bulk 1970s-1980s) and encompass 12 linear feet. The collection contains comprehensive production material for BOUND FOR GLORY and production and distribution material for YOURS, MINE AND OURS, as well as correspondence, miscellaneous personal papers, and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Blumofe, Robert F. , 1909-2003--Archives.