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Description
The David L. Loew papers span the years 1937-1986 and encompass approximately 10 linear feet. The collection contains production files and the professional papers of Loew, including correspondence, agreements, and contracts with Loew-Lewin, Inc., Lester Cowan Productions, United Artists Corporation, and World Artists, Inc.
Background
David L. Loew was an American film producer and one of two twin sons of Marcus Loew, founder of the theatrical enterprises, Loew's, Inc. His brother, Arthur M. Loew Sr., was president of Loew's. In 1922, David Loew was elected to the board of Loew's, but resigned as vice president in 1935 to concentrate on his independent production career. Loew's producing credits include THE MOON AND SIXPENCE (1942) and NIGHT IN CASABLANCA (1946).
Extent
10 linear feet of papers.
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.