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Description
The Rudy Behlmer papers span the years 1861-2008 (bulk 1935-2005) and encompass 12 linear feet. The collection consists of Behlmer's research files for numerous books and articles on the history of motion pictures, and includes scripts, correspondence, clippings, notes, and primary source material related to film production. The material is arranged by film title and by subject. In the subject files, research related to books by Behlmer are grouped by the title of the work.
Background
Rudy Behlmer is an American film historian and author. He has written books, including "Memo from David O. Selznick" and "Inside Warner Bros.," numerous magazine articles, and many essays to accompany film music recordings. He began his professional career in 1950 in television and worked as a commercial producer for the advertising firm Leo Burnett U.S.A. in Hollywood from the 1960s through 1980s.
Extent
12 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.