Elliot Silverstein papers

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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

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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.