The Albert Brenner set plans and production design drawings span the 1970s to the 1990s and encompass
less than 1 linear foot of manuscripts, less than 1 linear foot of photographs, and 390 artworks. Titles
include: BEACHES (1988), CALIFORNIA SUITE (1978), THE HUSTLER (1961), 2010 (1984) and ZANDY'S BRIDE
(1974). There are also blueprints from the Paramount Studios backlot in 1991.
Albert Brenner is a production designer and art director. He studied art at The New York School of
Industrial Arts. Following graduation he created window displays for New York department stores, served
in the Air Force during World War II, and attended the Yale Drama School as a scenic design major. He
then taught scenic design, costume design, and technical theater at the University of Kansas City in
Missouri. He returned to New York to work in scenic design, which segued into live television, and then
motion pictures. He was active in film from the 1960s to 1990s, and his credits include BEACHES, THE
GOODBYE GIRL, THE SUNSHINE BOYS, THE TURNING POINT, and 2010. He has five Academy Award nominations for
.1 linear feet of papers.
.1 linear feet of photographs.
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