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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Martin Ritt papers
    Date (inclusive): 1938-1990
    Date (bulk): 1957-1990
    Collection number: 9
    Creator: Ritt, Martin
    Extent: 24.5 linear feet of papers. 5.3 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Martin Ritt papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Martin Ritt, 1989; with additions from Adele Ritt, 1992-1993

    Biography

    Martin Ritt was an American director active in film from 1957 to 1990. He was nominated by the Academy for directing HUD (1963).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Martin Ritt papers span the years 1938-1990 (bulk 1957-1990) and encompass 29.8 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, production material, contracts, clippings, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. One scrapbook covers Ritt's theater career, while a second contains foreign publicity for THE FRONT (1976). The photograph series consist of motion picture production photographs.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Stage files; 4. Correspondence; 5. Subject files, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Periodicals; 6. Photographs

    Indexing Terms

    Ritt, Martin , 1914-1990--Archives
    directors