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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sanford Roth photographs
    Date (inclusive): 1951-1962
    Collection number: 1279
    Creator: Roth, Sanford
    Extent: 4.8 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    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

    Sanford Roth photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Bequest of the Beulah Roth estate, 1993


    Sanford H. Roth (1906-1962) was born in Brooklyn, New York. He was a photographer best known for his portraits of actors, artists, writers and other celebrities. His work has appeared in numerous publications including "Life" magazine.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Sanford Roth photographs span the years 1951-1962 and encompass 4.8 linear feet. The collection consists of prints, negatives, and slides of biography, motion picture production, stage production, and television production photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Biography photographs, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Portraits; 2. Motion picture production photographs; 3. Stage production photographs; 4. Television production photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    Roth, Sanford , 1906-1962--Archives.