Charles Guggenheim papers
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Title: Charles Guggenheim papers
Date (inclusive): circa 1945-2004
Collection number: 459
Creator: Guggenheim, Charles
Extent: 444 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Charles Guggenheim papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Grace Guggenheim, 2005-2013
Charles Eli Guggenheim was an American media consultant and documentary filmmaker active in film from the 1950s to 1990s. He was the founder of an eponymous production company that specialized in non-fiction films on historical figures and events, often with a political bent. Guggenheim received Academy Awards for the documentary short subjects NINE FROM LITTLE ROCK (1964), THE JOHNSTOWN FLOOD (1989), and A TIME FOR JUSTICE (1994); and for the live action short subject ROBERT KENNEDY REMEMBERED (1968).
The Charles Guggenheim papers span the years circa 1945-2004 and encompass more than 440 linear feet. The collection contains voluminous production material and scripts for Guggenheim's films, often with prodigious research and correspondence. In addition, there are extensive chronological files with Guggenheim's correspondence and files relating to the 1969 reopening of Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files; 3. Radio files; 4. Subject files
Guggenheim, Charles , 1924-2002--Archives.