Front cover image for Herman Levin papers, 1943-1981

Herman Levin papers, 1943-1981

Papers of a leading Broadway producer. Especially rich in its coverage of the financial aspects of theatrical production, the collection also includes correspondence, contracts and Actors' Equity agreements, lyrics and orchestrations, microfilmed scrapbooks, a few scripts, and miscellaneous other production records. Much of the collection relates to Levin's much-acclaimed success "My Fair Lady" (1956), with the remainder consisting of material on other major productions including "Call Me Mister" (1946), produced with Melvyn Douglas; "No Exit" (1946); "Gentlemen Prefer Blonds" (1946), which he produced in collaboration with Oliver Smith; "The Girl Who Came to Supper" (1963); the award-winning "The Great White Hope" (1968); and a controversial "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" (1970)
Archival Material, English, 1943
Sound recordings
30.0 c.f. (68 archives boxes, 8 flat boxes, 2 card boxes), 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm), 4 tape recordings, 1 disc recording, and 2 reels of film; plus additions of 2 tape recordings.
The film in this collection also is cataloged individually Register available on-line.