Charlton Heston papers
Margaret Herrick Library © 2013
Title: Charlton Heston papers
Date (inclusive): 1941-1992
Collection number: 173
Creator: Heston, Charlton
Extent: 19 linear feet of papers. 3.6 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Charlton Heston papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Charlton Heston, 1992-1998
Charlton Heston was an American actor most active in film from 1950 to 2003. He received an Academy Award for best actor for BEN-HUR(1959) and was presented the Academy's 1977 Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The Charlton Heston papers span the years 1941-1992 and encompass 22.6 linear feet. The collection contains production material and scripts, playscripts, theater programs, clippings, correspondence, fanzines, an entire run of the "Charlton Heston Newsletter" (1956-1971), interview transcripts, text of addresses given by Heston as president of the Screen Actors Guild, figure sketches by Heston, a variety of essays written and/or spoken by Heston, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of prints and slides of motion picture production, biography, and subject photographs.
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. Stage files; 4. Radio files; 5. Other media files; 6. Subject files, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Books; 7. Scrapbooks; 8. Photographs
Heston, Charlton , 1923-2008--Archives.