Charles K. Feldman collection

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Charles K. Feldman collection

Dates: 1942-1945

Contains papers relating to the production of the motion pictures The Big Sleep, The Bishop's Wife, Red River, and To Have and Have Not. Includes five Howard Hawks contracts, and a 1944 contract for Betty (Lauren) Bacall, as well as studio correspondence, including memo and telegrams from Jack L. Warner. Dated 1942-1945.

  • Extent: 4 boxes (2 linear ft.). -- 1 oversize box (1.66 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Feldman, Charles K., 1904-1968
  • Call Number: MSS 8067
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Arts & Communications Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Charles K. Feldman collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8067; Charles K. Feldman collection; Arts & Communications Archives; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8067, LTPSC.
Custodial History
These items were collected by Charles K. Feldman in the course of his duties as a talent agent and film producer. The materials passed to Jeff Spielberg, a Hollywood memorabilia collector, who donated and sold them to Brigham Young University.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Jeff Spielberg; 2012.
Subject Terms
Media and Communication; Motion pictures--Production and direction--United States; Social Life and Customs
Genre / Form
Contracts; Letters; Memorandums; Telegrams
Big sleep (Motion picture); Bishop's wife (Motion picture)
Processing Information
Processed; James V. D'Arc, John N. Gillespie; 2012, 2013.
Appraisal Information
Arts & Communicatons.
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Finding Aid Title
Feldman (Charles K.) collection
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by John N. Gillespie
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-09-30T10:05-0600
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Biographical History

Charles K. Feldman (1904-1968) was an American producer, former lawyer, and talent agent.

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