David L. Loew papers
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Title: David L. Loew papers
Date (inclusive): 1937-1986
Collection number: 1353
Creator: Loew, David L.
Extent: 10 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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David L. Loew papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of David Loew, Linda Loew, and Cathy Weiner, 2007
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).
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.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Subject files
Loew, David L. , 1897-1973--Archives.