Edit Angold papers

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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

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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.