Harry B. Friedman papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Harry B. Friedman papers
Date (inclusive): 1944-1968
Collection number: 73
Creator: Friedman, Harry B.
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

Harry B. Friedman papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Harry B. Friedman, 1972-1989


Harry B. Friedman was a staff publicist at Universal in the 1940s and at Warner Bros. in the 1950s and 1960s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Harry B. Friedman papers span the years 1944-1968 and encompass 3 linear feet. The collection consists of files on publicity campaigns conceived by Friedman, with press releases, official advertising credits, pressbook copy, production notes, studio biographies, captions for photographs, clippings, and studio memoranda.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files.

Indexing Terms

Friedman, Harry B. , 1902-1994--Archives.