Paul Bartel papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Paul Bartel papers
Date (inclusive): 1960-2000
Date (bulk): 1966-1992
Collection number: 465
Creator: Bartel, Paul
Extent: 16 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Paul Bartel papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Lucy Kizirian, 2000, with additions from Christine Bartel and Peter Bartel, 2010


Paul Bartel was an American actor, director, and screenwriter active in film and television from 1968 to 2000. As a director he was best known for the low budget satires DEATH RACE 2000 (1975) and EATING RAOUL (1982).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Paul Bartel papers span the years 1960-2000 (bulk 1966-1992) and encompass 16 linear feet. The collection includes scripts and production material for produced and unproduced films and television programs, and playscripts.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 3. Stage files; 4. Subject files; 5. Oversize

Indexing Terms

Bartel, Paul , 1938-2000--Archives.