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Description
The Janet Leigh papers span the years 1936-2003 and encompass approximately 42 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, voluminous scrapbook pages, periodicals, and photographs. There are around 100 bound scripts, split evenly between film and television productions. The subject files are largely comprised of material kept by Leigh since the 1980s.
Background
Janet Leigh was an American actress active in film from 1947 to 1980. Leigh was married to actor Tony Curtis, with whom she had a daughter, actress and author Jamie Lee Curtis. Janet Leigh was nominated for an Academy Award in the supporting actress category for PSYCHO (1960).
Extent
42 linear feet of papers.
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.