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Hugh Fordin papers

Identifier: 2527

This small collection contains papers of American music producer and biographer Hugh Fordin (1935-2019), primarily relating to his book, "The World of Entertainment! Hollywood's Greatest Musicals: The Freed Unit at MGM" (1975) about Arthur Freed (1894-1973) and his MGM musicals department.

Dates: 1952 - 1975

Arthur Freed papers

Identifier: 2151

Arthur Freed was an American lyricist and producer, best known for his MGM musical productions of such films as "An American in Paris", "Singin' in the Rain", "Meet Me in St. Louis", and "Gigi". This collection comprises primarly film files (produced and unproduced), considered projects, playscripts and screenplays, phonograph albums, and artwork and stills. It also contains personal papers, correspondence and letters, awards, certificates and ephemera, and books and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1919 - 1975