Ralph Bellamy papers

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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

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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.