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Description
The Martin Ritt papers span the years 1938-1990 (bulk 1957-1990) and encompass 29.8 linear feet. The collection includes scripts, production material, contracts, clippings, personal and professional correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs. One scrapbook covers Ritt's theater career, while a second contains foreign publicity for THE FRONT (1976). The photograph series consist of motion picture production photographs.
Background
Martin Ritt was an American director active in film from 1957 to 1990. He was nominated by the Academy for directing HUD (1963).
Extent
24.5 linear feet of papers. 5.3 linear feet of photographs.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.