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Description
The Harry Sukman papers span the years 1954-1979 and encompass 16.3 linear feet. The bulk of the collection consists of original pencil sketches, conductor scores, and cue sheets; in some cases there are full scores, instrumental breakdown sheets, and orchestra parts. Represented are 25 feature films, six television movies, nine television pilots, 16 television series, and scores for six record albums.
Background
Harry Sukman was an American film and television composer most active in Hollywood during the 1950s and 1960s. Sukman shared an Academy Award for scoring of a musical picture for SONG WITHOUT END: THE STORY OF FRANZ LISZT (1960). He also received nominations in the music category for his work on FANNY (1961) and THE SINGING NUN (1966).
Extent
16.3 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.