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Description
The Roman Freulich papers span the years 1927-1974 (bulk 1940s-1970s) and encompass 2.2 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, clippings, publicity materials, book reviews, manuscripts, photography periodicals, and a scrapbook. The photograph series consists of 558 vintage black-and-white prints, black-and-white negatives, and color transparencies.
Background
Roman Freulich was a Polish-born photographer. At age 14 he emigrated to the United States. In the mid- 1920s after Freulich moved to Hollywood, he became a still photographer at Universal. He remained at Universal until 1944 when he was offered a position at Republic Studios as head of its still department. In the late 1950s, after Republic ceased production, Freulich freelanced, mostly for United Artists, until the mid-1960s. In 1941, 1942, 1944, and 1947 he won awards at the Hollywood Studio Still Photography Show, sponsored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Extent
1.2 linear feet of papers. 2 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.