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The Erich von Stroheim papers span the years 1933-1983 (bulk 1960s-1970s) and encompass 14.8 linear foot. The collection contains scripts; clippings; correspondence regarding various projects about the life of von Stroheim; miscellany, including advertisements for books about von Stroheim; clippings regarding his son, sound editor Josef von Stroheim; and photostats of handwritten memoirs by his wife, Valerie von Stroheim.
Erich von Stroheim was an Austrian-born director, actor, and screenwriter who emigrated to the United States in 1909. He received a nomination from the Academy for actor in a supporting role for SUNSET BLVD. (1950).
10 linear feet of papers. 4.8 linear feet of photographs.
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