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Description
The Ruth Morley papers span the years 1958-1990 (bulk 1970s and 1980s) and encompass 11.6 linear feet. The collection includes contracts, correspondence, notes, and scripts, as well as costume plots, clippings, and budget information. There are costume design drawings for more than three dozen films.
Background
Ruth Morley was an Austria-born costume designer. She moved to the United States as a teenager and was active in Hollywood films from the late 1950s through 1991. Morley was nominated for an Academy Award in the costume design category for THE MIRACLE WORKER (1962). She is best known for her work on ANNIE HALL (1977).
Extent
11.6 linear feet of papers.
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.