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Description
The Bert Granet papers span the years 1903-2010 (bulk 1934-1995) and encompass 8.8 linear feet. The collection consists of production files, television files, correspondence, diaries, newsletters, notebooks, logs, scrapbooks, ephemera, and photographs. The photograph series consists of motion picture production and biography photographic prints, many of which are in albums.
Background
Bert Granet was an American screenwriter and producer active in film from 1928 through the 1950s and in television from the 1950s through 1960s. He worked for RKO as a writer and later producer of films including BERLIN EXPRESS (1948) and THE MARRYING KIND (1952). He went on to work for Desilu Studios where he helped produce such television series as THE WALTER WINCHELL FILE, WESTINGHOUSE DESILU PLAYHOUSE, THE UNTOUCHABLES, and THE TWILIGHT ZONE. Granet received a Screen Producers Award in 1959.
Extent
7 linear feet of papers. 1.8 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.