The George Cukor papers span the years 1905-1981 (bulk 1933-1976) and encompass 55.8 linear feet. The
collection consists of production material, including unproduced productions; television files; stage
files; story files, primarily in the form of script material submitted to Cukor; correspondence; subject
files; personal files; scrapbooks; oversize material; and photographs.
George Cukor was an American director best known for directing DINNER AT EIGHT (1933), CAMILLE (1936),
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY (1940), and A STAR IS BORN (1954), for his allegiance to the written word, and for
the remarkable performances he was able to draw from his actors. He was nominated for an Academy Award
for directing five times, receiving the Oscar for MY FAIR LADY (1964). Cukor served on the Academy Board
of Governors in the 1970s.
31 linear feet of papers.
24.8 linear feet of photographs.
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