Scope and Content
Title: Maria Ouspenskaya Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1922-1942
Collection number: 646
Creator: Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949
Extent: 8 boxes (4 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
Abstract: Maria Ouspenskaya (1876-1949) performed on Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California
(1936). The collection consists of scripts, reviews, publicity material, and photographs related to Maria Ouspenskaya and
her acting career, the Moscow Art Theater, and the Greenwich Village Theater in New York.
University of California, Los Angeles. Library.
Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Ouspenskaya was born July 29, 1876 in Tula, Russia; she came to the U.S. in 1923 with the Moscow Art Theater; performed on
Broadway and ran a New York acting school before going to Hollywood, California, in 1936; films include:
Love affair (1939),
Dr. Ehrlich's magic bullet (1940),
The wolf man (1941),
Kings row (1942),
Frankenstein meets the wolf man (1943),
I've always loved you (1946), and
A kiss in the dark (1949); she died in 1949.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of scripts, reviews, publicity material, and photographs related to Maria Ouspenskaya and her acting career.
Also includes materials from when she was a member of the Moscow Art Theater and the Greenwich Village Theater in New York.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Ouspenskaya, Maria, 1876-1949--Archives.
Motion picture actors and actresses--Archival resources.
Acting teachers--United States--Archival resources.
Genres and Forms of Material