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Bruno Bernard photographs
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Description
The Bruno Bernard photographs span the years 1940s-1950s and encompass 7.3 linear feet. The collection consists of 92 items, with some 80 Hollywood personalities, primarily actors and actresses, represented. Most of the photographs are 16x20 dry-mounted prints, and are signed by Bernard.
Background
Bruno Bernard was a German-born photographer. He emigrated to the United States in 1937 and settled in Los Angeles. During the 1940s and 1950s he photographed numerous Hollywood stars, operating out of his own studios in Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Laguna Beach, and Las Vegas. In 1961 he sold his studios and became a foreign correspondent and photojournalist in Europe. Bernard was honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences with an exhibition of his photographs in 1984.
Extent
7.3 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.