Kurt Kasznar papers

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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

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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.