Vincente Minnelli papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Vincente Minnelli papers
Date (inclusive): 1934-1986
Date (bulk): 1950s-1960s
Collection number: 169
Creator: Minnelli, Vincente
Extent: 6.5 linear feet of papers. 0.3 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Vincente Minnelli papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mrs. Lee Minnelli, 1992-1996


Vincente Minnelli was an American director active in film from the 1940s to 1976. He received an Academy Award for directing GIGI (1958) and was nominated for directing AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (1951).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Vincente Minnelli papers span the years 1934-1986 (bulk 1950s-1960s) and encompass 6.8 linear feet. The collection contains scripts, production material, correspondence, clippings, manuscript material for Minnelli's autobiography, and photographs. The photograph series consists of prints and negatives of motion picture production photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Stage files; 3. Subject files, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Manuscript files; 4. Photographs

Indexing Terms

Minnelli, Vincente , 1903-1986--Archives