Paul Kohner Agency records

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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

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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