Richard Widmark papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Widmark papers
Date (inclusive): 1947-1987
Collection number: 472
Creator: Widmark, Richard
Extent: 6 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Richard Widmark papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Richard Widmark, 2001


Richard Widmark was an American actor active in film from 1947 to 1991. He received an Academy Award nomination in the actor in a supporting role category for KISS OF DEATH (1947). He was married to actress Jean Hazelwood.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Richard Widmark papers span the years 1947-1987 and encompass 6 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of annotated scripts for film and television, sometimes accompanied by shooting schedules or other production material.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files.

Indexing Terms

Widmark, Richard , 1914-2008--Archives.