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Mitch Tuchman interview transcripts
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Description
The Mitch Tuchman interview transcripts span the years circa 1971-1991 (bulk 1973-1984) and encompass 1.9 linear feet. The collection consists of more than 50 unedited typescripts for interviews conducted by Tuchman with film personalities, as well as research material compiled by Tuchman. Among those interviewed are Ray Bradbury, Bruce Conner, Dustin Hoffman, David Lynch, Don Siegel, Steven Spielberg, Andy Warhol, Cindy Williams and Frederick Wiseman. Most of the interviews were conducted in connection with a specific film or topic, such as the supposed "reverse blacklist."
Background
Mitch Tuchman is an American author turned lawyer. During the 1970s and 1980s Tuchman's interviews with film personalities and articles on film appeared in "American Film," "Film Comment," and "Premiere," as well as in numerous general interest magazines and newspapers. He served as head of publications at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) for a decade and a half, beginning in 1983. Tuchman has authored books on collectors, American art movements, and American pottery.
Extent
1.9 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.