Found 21 collections related to Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States

Epstein, Sarah
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ 28307
3 v. (1 small box)
Sarah Epstein graduated from high school in 1936, and gathered the bulk of these autographs in the three years which followed. Three hardbound autograph albums, each measuring 15 x 10.5 cm., each bearing the word AUTOGRAPHS embossed on its cover.... more
Frank, Alexander, 1866-1939
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1940-002
1 portfolio (4 folders)
Alexander Frank (1866-1939), was a stage actor, first in England and then, after 1900, in the United States, where he was also a motion picture actor and director. Born in Boston, England, Alexander Frank initially worked as a political secretary... more
Janis, Elsie, 1889-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-036
1.5 linear feet. (5 diaries)
Elsie Janis (1889-1956) was a performer in musical comedy, vaudeville, and motion pictures, and also a composer and screenwriter. Born Elsie Bierbower in Columbus, Ohio, March 16, 1889, Elsie Janis made her stage debut at the age of eight in THE... more
Young, James, 1878-
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-035
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
James Young (1872?-1948) was active on stage and in motion pictures as an actor, director, and writer. Born on New Year's Day 1872 (some sources say 1878), in Baltimore, Md., James Young was appearing onstage by the 1890s. Eventually, his... more
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2002-013
(1 portfolio, 4 letters)
Joan Crawford was a film star whose career spanned five decades, from silent films onward, and who worked in many genres including drama, musicals, comedy, Westerns, and horror films, and who appeared on television as well. While there is some... more
Landis, Carole, 1919-1948
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-039
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Carole Landis, born Frances Ridste on January 1, 1919 in Fairchild, Wisconsin, was a film star of the 1940s who entertained American troops with the USO during World War II. She began her film career as an extra in 1937 and became a leading lady... more
Gish, Lillian, 1893-1993
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-011
The Lillian Gish papers (75 lf.) span the years 1909-1992 and consist of correspondence including letters from friends, family, fans and business associates, personal papers, business, legal and financial documents, scripts, writings, photographs... more
Kellin, Mike, 1922-1983
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1987-008
The papers of Mike Kellin document his personal life and acting career from the late 1940's to the early 1980's. The collection includes correspondence, biographical materials, scripts he wrote, awards, photos, TV and news releases, writings,... more
Blaine, Vivian, 1921-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-053
14 linear feet (18 boxes)
Vivian Blaine was a singer in concerts and nightclubs and an actress in film, television and theater from the late 1930s through the mid 1980s. She is best remembered for having originated the role of Miss Adelaide in Guys and... more
Sydnor, Earl, 1907-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 382
.7 linear feet (1 archival box, 1 oversize)
Actor, Earl Sydnor appeared on and off-Broadway, on television, and in film. He began his acting career after performing with the New Jersey Federal Theatre Company. Throughout his career, he worked with Katherine Dunham, Ethel Waters, Henry... more
Barrie, Barbara
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2008-017
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
These papers of American actress and author Barbara Barrie include awards, correspondence, notes, photographs, programs, and a scrapbook. The collection documents her professional career, including her award-winning roles in One Potato, Two Potato... more
Clift, Montgomery
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1967-006
The papers of Montgomery Clift consist of a small amount of correspondence, scripts, photographs, notes and scrapbooks. The strength of the collection is in the large number of annotated scripts which range from early drafts to final scripts. The... more
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-053
1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)
Joan Crawford was a well-known Hollywood film actress, whose most active period was during the 1930s and 1940s. The collection consists mainly of personal correspondence and insurance papers from her later life, but also includes personal papers,... more
Morgan, Ralph, 1883-1956
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1975-002
0.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Claudia & Ralph Morgan Papers contain the certificates, contracts, correspondence, scripts, telegrams and miscellaneous material relating to the acting careers on stage, in motion pictures and with professional organizations (e.g. Screen... more
Belden, James Orson, 1914-1998
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1998-043
The collection documents both the long-time correspondence between James Belden and Lillian Gish and his admiration for her which is illustrated in his documentation of her career. The correspondence spans the years 1936 to 1991 and contains many... more
Hunter, Kim, 1922-2002
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1978-003
The Kim Hunter scripts and rehearsal notes represent a cross-section of her involvement in theater, film and television and span the years 1957-1993. Most of the scripts are annotated and often include cast lists, rehearsal schedules, and her own... more
Randall, Tony
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-025
The Tony Randall papers contain correspondence, awards and clippings about his career from 1957-1981. Most of the material relates to films of the 1950s and 1960s. Titles included are: THE MATING GAME, THE BRASS BOTTLE, THE ADVENTURES OF... more
Tibbett, Lawrence, 1896-1960
Music Division | JPB 06-66
3.25 linear feet (5 boxes)
The papers of the American baritone singer Lawrence Tibbett consist primarily of photographs; they also include clippings and poems from admirers
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1965-001
25 linear feet (49 boxes)
Burl Ives was a singer, an author and a film, television and theater actor from the late 1930s through the 1980s. This collection contains material from 1913 through 1975, but the majority of the materials are from the 1950s and 1960s. The... more
Kroll, Lucy
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-003
The Lucy Kroll correspondence from Lillian Gish consists of 62 letters written by Lillian Gish to her agent, Lucy Kroll. The correspondence spans the 1960's through the 1980's and contains information on Lillian Gish's career and personal life.... more
Hepburn, Katharine, 1907-2003
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2007-009
30 linear feet (65 boxes)
The Katharine Hepburn papers consist of correspondence, scripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, contracts, financial papers, production materials, notebooks, and clippings documenting the theatrical career of the legendary actress. A few items... more
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