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Herman G. Weinberg collection

Title
Herman G. Weinberg collection, 1929-1983.
Author
Weinberg, Herman G.

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Box 1Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 1Offsite
Box 2Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 2Offsite
Box 3Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 3Offsite
Box 4Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 4Offsite
Box 5Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 5Offsite
Box 6Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 6Offsite
Box 7Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 7Offsite
Box 8Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 8Performing Arts Research Collections - Theatre
Box 9Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 9Offsite
Box 10Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 10Offsite
Box 11Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 11Offsite
Box 12Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 12Offsite
Box 13Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 13Offsite
Box 14Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 14Offsite
Box 15Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 15Offsite
Box 16Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 16Offsite
Box 17Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 17Offsite
Box 18Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 18Offsite
Box 19Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 19Offsite
Box 20Mixed materialSupervised use *T-Mss 1980-003 Box 20Offsite

Details

Description
12.38 linear feet (49 boxes)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Photographs.
  • Programs.
  • Scrapbooks.
Access (note)
  • Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Terms of Use (note)
  • The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
Biography (note)
  • Herman G. Weinberg was an American writer, foreign film translator, teacher, and film historian working from the 1920s to the 1980s. Born in New York City on August 6, 1908, he entred the motion picture indutry in 1927 as a musical consultant in the scoring of foreign silent films and then worked as U.S. correspondent for various European film periodicals. He was a theatre manager in Baltimore and New York during the 1930s and 1940s. Weinberg achieved acclaim for his English subtitles for numerous major foreign films, including La Strada, Open City, Paisan, The Bicycle Thief, and Shoeshine. He also wrote articles and film criticism for many periodicals and taught film history at City College in New York City. His books include The Lubitsch Touch, Saint Cinema, The Complete 'Greed', Stroheim: a Pictorial Record, The Complete 'Wedding March', and A Manhattan Odyssey, his autobiography. Weinberg died in New York City on November 7, 1983.
Call Number
*T-Mss 1980-003
OCLC
  • 864035622
  • 864035622
Author
Weinberg, Herman G.
Title
Herman G. Weinberg collection, 1929-1983.
Restricted Access
Collection is open to the public. Library policy on photography and photocopying will apply. Advance notice may be required.
Biography
Herman G. Weinberg was an American writer, foreign film translator, teacher, and film historian working from the 1920s to the 1980s. Born in New York City on August 6, 1908, he entred the motion picture indutry in 1927 as a musical consultant in the scoring of foreign silent films and then worked as U.S. correspondent for various European film periodicals. He was a theatre manager in Baltimore and New York during the 1930s and 1940s. Weinberg achieved acclaim for his English subtitles for numerous major foreign films, including La Strada, Open City, Paisan, The Bicycle Thief, and Shoeshine. He also wrote articles and film criticism for many periodicals and taught film history at City College in New York City. His books include The Lubitsch Touch, Saint Cinema, The Complete 'Greed', Stroheim: a Pictorial Record, The Complete 'Wedding March', and A Manhattan Odyssey, his autobiography. Weinberg died in New York City on November 7, 1983.
Summary
The Herman G. Weinberg collection consists of scrapbooks containing clippings, correspondence, halftones, photographs, radio scripts and assorted film festival material. Of particular significance are hundred of letters that he exchanged with such film notables as Kenneth Anger, Jean George Auriol, Marice Bessy, Eleanor Boardman, Peter Bogdanovich, Louise Brooks, Kevin Brownlow, Luis Buñuel, James Card, René Clair, Thomas Q. Curtiss, Fitzroy Davis, Thorold Dickinson, Lotte Eisner, Robert Florey, Charles Ford, Leatrice Joy Fountain, Ludwig Gesek, John Griggs, Nelly Kaplan, Aleksandr Karaganov, Arthur Kleiner, John Kobal, Fritz Lang, Henri Langlois, Lily Latté, Jay Leyda, Pierre Lherminier, Anita Loos, Mary Loos, Herbert Luft, Denis Marion, Adolfas Mekas, Jonas Mekas, Ivor Montagu, Liam O'Leary, Flavia Paulon, Vladimir Petrić, Samson Raphaelson, Walter Reisch, Jean Renoir, Hans Richter, Paul Rotha, Marie Seton, Seymour Stern, Denise Vernac, King Vidor, Josef von Sternberg, Erich von Stroheim, Richard Watts, Jr., Fay Wray, and Basil Wright, as well as the British Film Institute and the National Board of Review of Motion Pictures (U.S.).
Terms Of Use
The author/creator retains copyright of materials. For information on obtaining permission to publish, contact the Theatre Division at theatre@nypl.org.
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Occupation
Editors.
Historians.
Translators.
Writers.
Research Call Number
*T-Mss 1980-003
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