The Charles Champlin papers span the years 1965-1992 (bulk 1968-1988) and encompass 8 linear feet. The
collection consists primarily of clippings and notes for Champlin's articles on entertainment
personalities and organizations, such as the Cannes International Film Festival.
Charles Champlin is an American journalist, film critic, and columnist. In 1965 he joined the "Los
Angeles Times" as a columnist and entertainment editor. He was also the paper's principal film critic
from 1967 to 1980. In 1991 he became the "Times"' Arts Editor emeritus and continued to contribute
8 linear feet of papers.
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