Baum, Vicki, 1888-1960
- Existence: 1888-01-24 - 1960-08-29
- Vienna (Austria) (Place of Birth)
- Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) (Place of Death)
- Los Angeles (Calif.) (Place of Death)
- Austria (Associated Country)
- United States (Associated Country) -- Date: 1932 - 1960
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Pamphlet-Binder: 1
Abstract The Vicki Baum correspondence and film typescript consists of four typed letters signed "Vicki" on "Vicki Baum" letterhead, along with an unpublished draft for a film titled "Conspiracy (Working Title for Sands O' Life)." The correspondence is addressed to Baum's publisher Malcolm Johnsohn and his wife Mathilde Whitridge Johnson. Baum wrote the first three letters in 1943 and the fourth letter in 1946. The draft of the script for "Conspiracy (Working Title for Sands O' Life)"--authored by...
Dates: 1943 - 1946
Abstract Lion Feuchtwanger (1884-1958) was a celebrated German-Jewish novelist and outspoken enemy of the Nazis. He began his literary career as a theater critic and turned his talent to writing plays in the 1910s and 1920s. He first became internationally known for his historical novel Jud Süss published in 1925. In 1933, he went into exile in Southern France and in 1941 he emigrated to the United States. He was an important figure in intellectual and artistic circles in Los Angeles during the...
Dates: 1906 - 2006; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958
Abstract This collection comprises the business and private archives of literary agent and Pazifische Presse co-founder Felix Guggenheim (1904-1976). The collection includes private and business correspondence, and contracts with publishers, authors and other business associates between 1925 and 1986 (bulk 1940-1976). The collection also includes manuscripts, some photographs and book reviews of works by many of the authors Guggenheim represented. Authors of the German-speaking Exile community in...
Dates: 1941 - 1976
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, and ephemera regarding the lives and work of many German-speaking emigre artists in Southern California. One focus of the collection are German Expressionist Theater director Leopold Jessner (1878-1945) and his brother-in-law, the actor and director Fritz Jessner (1889-1946), both of whom left Germany in the 1930s to escape the Nazi persecution of Jews. The collection also includes more extensive materials on Walter...
Dates: 1933 - 1985