Harry Sukman papers
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014
Title: Harry Sukman papers
Date (inclusive): 1954-1979
Collection number: 97
Creator: Sukman, Harry
Extent: 16.3 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Harry Sukman papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Francesca Sukman and Susan Sukman McCray, 1987
Harry Sukman was an American film and television composer most active in Hollywood during the 1950s and 1960s. Sukman shared an Academy Award for scoring of a musical picture for SONG WITHOUT END: THE STORY OF FRANZ LISZT (1960). He also received nominations in the music category for his work on FANNY (1961) and THE SINGING NUN (1966).
The Harry Sukman papers span the years 1954-1979 and encompass 16.3 linear feet. The bulk of the collection consists of original pencil sketches, conductor scores, and cue sheets; in some cases there are full scores, instrumental breakdown sheets, and orchestra parts. Represented are 25 feature films, six television movies, nine television pilots, 16 television series, and scores for six record albums.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files, series A-D as follows: A. Films; B. Documentaries; C. Pilots; D. Series
Sukman, Harry , 1912-1984--Archives.