Bert Reisfeld papers

Special Collections
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Bert Reisfeld papers
Date (inclusive): 1931-1990
Collection number: 330
Creator: Reisfeld, Bert
Extent: 15 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Bert Reisfeld papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Bequest of the Bert Reisfeld estate, 1993


Bert Reisfeld was an Austrian-born songwriter and journalist. His first career was as a composer occasionally, though not primarily, for films. Later, as a journalist he wrote for German language publications and was a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Bert Reisfeld papers span the years 1931-1990 and encompass approximately 15 linear feet. There are miscellaneous papers, including writings by Reisfeld, clippings, and legal documents; sheet music; tape recordings; disc recordings; and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Reisfeld, Bert , 1906-1991--Archives.