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Description
The Erich von Stroheim papers span the years 1933-1983 (bulk 1960s-1970s) and encompass 14.8 linear foot. The collection contains scripts; clippings; correspondence regarding various projects about the life of von Stroheim; miscellany, including advertisements for books about von Stroheim; clippings regarding his son, sound editor Josef von Stroheim; and photostats of handwritten memoirs by his wife, Valerie von Stroheim.
Background
Erich von Stroheim was an Austrian-born director, actor, and screenwriter who emigrated to the United States in 1909. He received a nomination from the Academy for actor in a supporting role for SUNSET BLVD. (1950).
Extent
10 linear feet of papers. 4.8 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.