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Description
The Peggy Robertson papers span the years 1958-1992 and encompass approximately 5.4 linear feet. The collection contains scripts, many of which are annotated, and production material for nine films made by Alfred Hitchcock as well his unproduced film THE SHORT NIGHT. The scripts for NORTH BY NORTHWEST and VERTIGO are especially detailed due to Robertson's role as script supervisor on both of these films. There are also book galleys for "Conversations with Picture Directors" featuring oral histories with directors such as Howard Hawks, Alfred Hitchcock, Leo McCarey, and Otto Preminger, among others.
Background
Peggy Robertson was a script supervisor who became director Alfred Hitchcock? personal assistant.
Extent
5.4 linear feet of papers.
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.