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Description
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.
Background
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 career.
Extent
17.7 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.