The Richard Goldstone papers span the years 1926-2002 and encompasses 6.8 linear feet. The collection
consists of film and television scripts and production material; material relating to the MGM Shorts
Department, including correspondence related to a book Goldstone was working on about his career in the
department; and three scrapbooks. The scrapbooks contain clippings, reviews, and other material on three
films produced by Goldstone.
Richard Goldstone was an American producer and writer active from around 1933 to 1970. For the Metro-
Goldwyn-Mayer Shorts Department he scripted thirty-five films before becoming assistant to the head of
the department in 1935 and subsequently coproducer for all MGM short subjects. He left the studio in 1942
to join the Signal Corps. After World War II, Goldstone produced feature films from THE SET-UP (1949) to
THE BABY MAKER (1970). He has also enjoyed a lengthy career in television, producing the series
ADVENTURES IN PARADISE, COMBAT, and PEYTON PLACE.
6.8 linear feet of papers.
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