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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Richard Arlen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1930-1975
    Collection number: 410
    Creator: Arlen, Richard
    Extent: 4 linear feet of papers. 0.7 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Richard Arlen papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Chris Koseluk, 1997-1998


    Richard Arlen was an American actor, born in Charlottesville, Virginia. He appeared in numerous films from the 1920s through the 1960s, most notably in WINGS (1927).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Richard Arlen papers span the years 1930-1975 and encompass approximately 4.7 linear feet. The collection consists of scripts, scrapbooks, contracts, correspondence, clippings, sheet music, periodicals, disc recordings, and photographs. The photograph series consists of biography and motion picture production photographic prints and negatives.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Subject files; 3. Scrapbooks; 4. Photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    Arlen, Richard , 1898-1976--Archives.