Dorothy Lamour collection compiled by Paul Padgette
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Title: Dorothy Lamour collection compiled by Paul Padgette
Date (inclusive): circa 1930s-1996
Collection number: 433
Creator: Padgette, Paul
Extent: 1 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Dorothy Lamour collection compiled by Paul Padgette, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Paul Padgette, 1998-2009
Dorothy Lamour was an American actress most active in film from 1936 to 1953. Paul Padgette was a San Francisco book dealer, editor, and reviewer, previously known as Paul McDonald. As an adolescent, he became enamored with Lamour upon seeing her in JUNGLE PRINCESS (1936). Padgette worked for Paramount Film Distributing Corp. in San Francisco from around 1952 to 1956, first as a contract clerk, then booker. During this time he contributed material on the Bay Area to "Paramount News," published in New York.
The Dorothy Lamour collection compiled by Paul Padgette spans the years circa 1930s-1996 and encompasses approximately one linear foot. It consists of three scrapbooks, publicity material, a book, periodicals, and other ephemera related to Lamour.
Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.
Lamour, Dorothy , 1914-1996.