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Actors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Ahn papers

 Collection
Identifier: 3007
Abstract

Philip Ahn was a Korean American actor, WWII veteran, and USC alum. This small collection comprises primarily personal and family photographs, film and television stills, and awards and realia documenting Ahn's professional career, personal life, and his numerous involvements within the Korean community. It also contains scripts, teleplays, and some biographical materials.

Dates: 1935 - 2001; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1978

Irene Dunne papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2217
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of American actor Irene Dunne (1898-1990) and chiefly consists of press clippings, photographs and film stills, and business files related to her movie career.

Dates: 1920 - 1971

Lion Feuchtwanger papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0204
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 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1958

Oscar Homolka papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0205
Abstract

This collection consists of manuscripts written by Oscar Homolka during his stay in Southern California. The collections also contains some photographs and ephemera relating to Homolka.

Dates: 1935 - 1960

Marta Mierendorff papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0214
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

Howard Ralston papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 5069
Abstract Howard Ralston was an alumnus of the University of Southern California (class of 1930) and part of a family acting troupe as a child. Born in Bar Harbor, Maine in 1904, Ralston's family traveled around the country before eventually settling in Hollywood, California, where young Ralston became a featured player for five years. (One of his early film roles (1919) was opposite Mary Pickford in Polyanna.) Ralston graduated from University High School in...
Dates: 1917-1988; Majority of material found in 1920s

Robert B. Richardson collection on Southern California Theater

 Collection
Identifier: 0242
Abstract

This collection consists of the research files on Los Angeles and Southern California theaters compiled by Robert Richardson. The focus of the files, which contain clippings, statistics, and ephemera, is the physical venues themselves (the theaters).

Dates: 1896 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1930 - 1990