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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Kohner Agency records
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1988
    Collection number: 356
    Creator: Paul Kohner Agency
    Extent: 75 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    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

    Paul Kohner Agency records, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Paul Kohner and the Paul Kohner Agency, 1981-1995


    Paul Kohner was a Czech-born Hollywood film agent. Prior to founding the Paul Kohner Agency in 1938, he was an associate producer of foreign production for Universal.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Paul Kohner Agency records span the years 1935-1988 and encompass approximately 75 linear feet. The collection consists largely of scripts for produced and unproduced films. There are also some agency agreements and contracts, correspondence, and clippings.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Subject files; 3. Oversize

    Indexing Terms

    Kohner, Paul , 1902-1988.
    Paul Kohner Agency