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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Kurt Kasznar papers
    Date (inclusive): 1932-1978
    Date (bulk): 1960s-1970s
    Collection number: 1219
    Creator: Kasznar, Kurt
    Extent: 1 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

    Kurt Kasznar papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Howard Fleming, 1991


    Kurt Kasznar was an Austrian-born film and stage charactor actor most active from 1952 to 1978. He came to the United States in the mid-1930s and was drafted into the American army in 1941. His second wife was actress Leora Dana.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Kurt Kasznar papers span the years 1932-1978 (bulk 1960s-1970s) and encompass less than one linear foot. The collection consists primarily of material related to Kasznar's stage career and includes clippings and reviews, programs, and play bills. There is only a small amount of material related to his film and television appearances as well as a small amount of ephemera. There are some clippings on Leora Dana from the mid-1950s.


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

    Indexing Terms

    Kasznar, Kurt , 1913-1979--Archives.