Wanger, Walter F., 1894-1968. – Walter F. Wanger papers, 1908-1967.

Personal and family papers, business records, and film production files of a successful independent motion picture producer most active from 1930-1960, and of Walter Wanger Pictures, Inc., Walter Wanger Productions, Inc., and other corporate ventures. Among the motion pictures for which Wanger was most well-known are “Cleopatra” (which ultimately ended his career), the Academy Award winning film on the death penalty “I Want to Live!,” “The Invasion of the Body Snatchers,” and “Riot in Cell Block 11.”

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  • Author: Wanger, Walter F., 1894-1968.
  • Title: Walter F. Wanger papers, 1908-1967.
  • Size: 96.4 c.f. (13 archives boxes, 92 record center cartons), 10 reels of microfilm (35 mm), 1 reel of microfilm (16 mm), 2 disc recordings, 4 tape recordings, 26 films, and 3 items of memorabilia; plus additions of 1.0 c.f.
  • Category: film, independent, mixed collection, producer, and studio era

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