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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Howard R. Cohen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1963-1998
    Date (bulk): 1980s
    Collection number: 439
    Creator: Cohen, Howard R.
    Extent: 26 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    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

    Howard R. Cohen papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Andy Romanoff and Darcy Vebber, 1999

    Biography

    Howard R. Cohen was an American screenwriter and director active in film and television from 1972 to 1992. His theatrical films were generally low-budget productions, and his television films were primarily animated series. He wrote nine films and directed three for producer Roger Corman. He also collaborated with Janusz Kaminski, producer and director Martin Scorsese, and director Jonathan Demme.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Howard R. Cohen papers span the years 1963-1998 and encompass 26 linear feet. The collection contains primarily film and television scripts, treatments, script notes, and miscellaneous production material.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Subject files; 4. Writing files

    Indexing Terms

    Cohen, Howard R.--Archives.
    directors
    screenwriters