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Finding Aid for the Herman Blumenthal Photograph Collection, ca. 1920s-ca. 1940s
PASC 184  
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Description
Herman Allen Blumenthal was an art director and production designer for the film industry. The collection consists photographs of theater sets, scenes, and sketches of stage productions, including operas and Shakespeare plays. Additionally there are prints of various genres of art, assorted images of trees, and photographs of assorted published product advertisements. Some of the photographs derived from publications whose original sources were drawings, paintings, engravings, and photographs.
Background
Herman Allen Blumenthal was an art director and production designer for the film industry. Blumenthal was born in 1916. His credits include such films as Cleopatra, Hello, Dolly!, Miracle on 34th Street, The Three Faces of Eve, Journey to the Center of the Earth, and Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea. He won two academy awards for Best Art Direction, for his work on Cleopatra (1963) and Hello Dolly! (1969), as well as an earlier nomination for Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959). Blumenthal died on March 30, 1986.
Extent
1.75 linear ft. (4 boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.