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Papers, 1951-1965

Cantor, Arthur, 1920-2001

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 14.0 c.f. (34 archives boxes, 1 flat box) and
    • 7 reels of microfilm (35mm)
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  • Papers of Arthur Cantor (1920-2001), a theatrical producer and press representative, consisting of photographs, scripts, and press releases. Included is material on television programs which Cantor promoted including "Armstrong Circle Theatre" (CBS and NBC) and various programs sponsored by Aluminum Company of America (the Alcoa portion of "Alcoa-Goodyear Theatre," NBC; "One Step Beyond," ABC; and "Alcoa Premier," ABC).
  • There are also files of photographs and releases on plays produced by Cantor, some in association with Fred Coe, including "All the Way Home" (1960), "Gideon" (1961), "The Tenth Man" (1959), and "A Thousand Clowns" (1962). Similar files exist for other Broadway productions which Cantor publicized including "Auntie Mame" (1956), "The Autumn Garden" (1951), "The Complaisant Lover" (1961), "The Lark" (1955), "Man of La Mancha" (1965), "The Miracle Worker" (1959), "The Music Man" (1957), "Toys in the Attic" (1960), and "Two for the Seesaw" (1958).


  • Portions of this collection are available only on microfilm.
  • Presented by Arthur Cantor, New York, N.Y., 1968.
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