Leonardo Bercovici papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Leonardo Bercovici papers
Date (inclusive): 1930-1990
Collection number: 369
Creator: Bercovici, Leonardo
Extent: 19 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Leonardo Bercovici papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Bequest of the Leonardo Bercovici estate, 1996; and gift of Laura Olsher, 1998


Leonardo Bercovici was an American screenwriter, director, and producer active in film from 1938 to 1970. Bercovici taught a writing seminar at UCLA beginning in the early 1980s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Leonardo Bercovici papers span the years 1930-1990 and encompass around 19 linear feet. The collection consists of film scripts, radio scripts, playscripts, teleplays, correspondence, audiocassette tape recordings of UCLA writing seminars conducted by Bercovici, and photographs.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Bercovici, Leonardo , 1908-1995--Archives.