The Vincent Sherman papers span the years circa 1917-2005 and encompass 17.7 linear feet. The
collection includes scripts for films directed by Sherman, correspondence, scrapbooks, material related
to his autobiography, and photographs.
Vincent Sherman was an American director active in film from 1939 through the 1960s. He began his
career as a film actor in 1933 and worked briefly as a screenwriter. In the 1970s he directed for
television. His 1996 memoir, "Studio Affairs: My Life as a Film Director," documents his life and
17.7 linear feet of papers.
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