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Finding aid for the German Theater and Movie programs 0077
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  • Arrangement
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Preferred Citation
  • Separated materials
  • Scope and Content
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Processing history

  • Title: German theater and movie programs
    Collection number: 0077
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: German
    Physical Description: 1.0 Linear feet 4 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1929-1937
    Abstract: The collection consists predominantly of theater, cabaret, opera, and movie programs from European German-speaking countries, 1929-1937.


    The finding aid is arranged by theater (if known) and by city (if known), with entries for each program listing title of work (music, play, or film if known) and author/composer/director (if known)

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], German Theater and Movie programs, Collection no. 0077, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Separated materials

    The USC Cinema and Television Library received the collection of the periodical, Film-Kurier.

    Scope and Content

    The collection consists predominantly of theater, cabaret, opera, and movie programs, 1929-1937, from European German-speaking countries along with a small number from New York City and Prague, Czechoslovakia. The largest number is from Berlin, but other German towns, as well as Vienna and Zurich, are represented. Also included is a small number of German film magazines. The programs reflect cultural life in both the last years of the Weimar Republic and the early years of Nazi rule.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical material and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

    Processing history

    Original inventory compiled by Robert J. Rohrbacher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Motion pictures--Germany--20th century--Archival resources
    Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)--Germany--20th century--Archival resources
    Opera--Austria--20th century--Archival resources
    Opera--Germany--20th century--Archival resources
    Programs (documents)
    Theater--Austria--20th century--Archival resources
    Theater--Germany--20th century--Archival resources
    Theater--Switzerland--20th century--Archival resources