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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Edit Angold papers
    Date (inclusive): 1935-1970
    Date (bulk): 1940-1959
    Collection number: 65
    Creator: Angold, Edit
    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

    Edit Angold papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Bequest of the Edit Angold estate, 1971


    Edit Angold was a German-born character actress. She first came to the United States in 1924 settling permanently here in 1932. In 1940 she took up residence in California, where she was active in film, television, radio, and theater. Her film credits include CAREER (1959), ESCAPE (1940), SUSPENSE (1946), and TOMORROW THE WORLD (1944).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Edit Angold papers span the years 1935-1970 (bulk 1940s-1950s) and encompass 1.0 linear foot. The collection contains scripts, programs, and contracts, primarily related to Angold's theater, television, and radio work.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Television files; 2. Stage files; 3. Radio files; 4. Subject files; 5. Oversize.

    Indexing Terms

    Angold, Edit , 1895-1971--Archives.