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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Phil Stern collection
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1995
    Collection number: 1108
    Creator: Stern, Phil
    Extent: 12 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

    Phil Stern collection, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Phil Stern, Peter Stern, Thomas Stern, and Lata Ryan, 2001


    Phil Stern is an American photographer whose work has appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines including "Life," "Look," and "Colliers." He took photographs on the sets of more than one hundred feature films and also photographed several album covers and recording sessions for musicians.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Phil Stern collection spans the years 1942-1995 and encompasses 12 linear feet. The collection consists of more than 30,000 items, including color and black-and-white photographic prints, negatives, slides, and transparencies.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Motion picture production; 2. Television production; 3. Biography; 4. Subject

    Indexing Terms

    Stern, Phil , 1919---Archives.