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Description
The Mervyn LeRoy papers span the years circa 1930s-1980s and encompass approximately 7.6 linear feet. The collection contains production files and scripts, correspondence, clippings, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of prints, albums, and negatives of production and biography photographs.
Background
Mervyn LeRoy was an American director and producer active in film from 1927 to 1965. He was nominated for an Academy Award for directing RANDOM HARVEST (1942), received a Special Award (1945), and was honored with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award (1975).
Extent
7 linear feet of papers. 0.6 linear feet of photographs.
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.