Paul Henreid papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Paul Henreid papers
Date (inclusive): 1934-1987
Date (bulk): 1941-1974
Collection number: 335
Creator: Henreid, Paul
Extent: 22 linear feet of papers. 4 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Paul Henreid papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Mimi Henreid Duncan, 1993


Paul Henreid was an Italian-born actor and director. His career as an actor spanned 1933 to 1977. He emigrated to the United States in 1940. He is best known for his roles in NOW VOYAGER (1942) and CASABLANCA (1943). In the 1950s and 1960s Henreid directed films and television.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Paul Henreid papers span the years 1934-1987 (bulk 1941-1974) and encompass 26 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of 3,273 items, including prints, contact sheets, snapshots, postcards, 35mm motion picture film frames, and copy negatives. The photographs are all motion picture production photographs from 38 films Henreid appeared in and/or directed.


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. Correspondence; 5. Subject files, subseries A-C as follows: A. General; B. Appointment Books; C. Clippings; 6. Writings; 7. Books; 8. Oversize, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Artifacts; 9. Scrapbooks; 10. Photographs, subseries A-B as follows: A. Biography photographs; B. Motion picture production photographs

Indexing Terms

Henreid, Paul , 1908-1992--Archives.