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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Elliot Silverstein papers
    Date (inclusive): 1948-1994
    Date (bulk): 1968
    Collection number: 517
    Creator: Silverstein, Elliot
    Extent: 13 linear feet of papers.
    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

    Elliot Silverstein papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Elliot Silverstein, 2003


    Elliot Silverstein is an American director who was active in film production between 1965 and 1994. He worked as a television director beginning in the mid-1950s, then transitioned to feature film after directing "Cat Ballou" in 1965.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Elliot Silverstein papers span the years 1948-1994 and encompass 12.6 linear feet. The collection contains scripts, production material, correspondence, audio recordings, and photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files; 3. Stage files; 4. Subject files; 5. Oversize

    Indexing Terms

    Silverstein, Elliot , 1927---Archives.