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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Ralph Bellamy papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1940s-1987
    Date (bulk): 1980s
    Collection number: 256
    Creator: Bellamy, Ralph
    Extent: 3 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

    Ralph Bellamy papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Ralph Bellamy, 1983-1989, with additions from the Alice M. Bellamy estate, 1997


    Ralph Bellamy was an American actor active in film from the 1930s through the 1980s.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Ralph Bellamy papers spans the years circa 1940s-1987 (bulk 1980s) and encompasses approximately 3 linear feet. The collection consists of miscellaneous papers, clippings, and photographs. Of interest are Bellamy's personal scripts for TRADING PLACES (1983) and WAR AND REMEMBRANCE (1988), the television mini- series in which he played President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


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

    Indexing Terms

    Bellamy, Ralph , 1904-1991--Archives.