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Cecile Starr papers, 1925-2001

Series VII: Articles (with related correspondence)

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Box 7 Folder 67 Levitt, Helen. Notes, materials, drafts, and clipping of articles written by Cecil Starr. Appeared in two publications: "Center Quarterly," Summer 1985. Vol. 6, No. 4. Book Review, "Sightlines," Winter 1986/87. 2 published volumes: "Helen Levitt" and "Helen Levitt: Photographies." [v.p.] France, New York 1977-1988 3 Folders, 1977-1988

Box 7 Folder 68 Deren, Maya. The New York Times. Correspondence and notes regarding Cecile Starr article: "The Mother of the American Avant-Garde Film," 2 May 1976. New York 1976 1 Folder, 1976

Box 7 Folder 69 The New York Times. Typed ms. (draft), notes, correspondence, photocopy and clipping of article by Cecile Starr: "Is the Government Subsidizing Sexism in Film" in The New York Times?" 9 January 1977. New York 1977 1 Folder, 1977

Box 7 Folder 70 House Beautiful. Notes, correspondence and sample copy of column by Cecile Starr: "Flowers and Films for Spring" January 1953. Vol. 95, No. 1 Hearst Corp.: New York 1953-1954 1 Folder, 1953-1954

(Starr wrote a film column from 1953-1954. Correspondence with editor Joseph Barry dates into the 1980s.)

Box 7 Folder 71 American Film Institute.. Clippings and articles. Printed letter from Cecile Starr: "Film Artists Fear AFI Will Go Hollywood," in Readers and Writers, April-May 1967. Subsequent correspondence. [v.p.] New York 1967-1981 1 Folder, 1967-1981

(Starr's critical letter regarding the vision of the Film Advisory Council of the National Council of the Arts--Hollywood/entertainment vs. art received a wide public response. Correspondence includes photocopy of a letter from Council member and actor Gregory Peck (29 May 1967).)

Box 7 Folder 72 Anthology Film Archive Jonas Mekas Film Culture. Flyers, announcements, letters, and correspondence regarding article by Cecile Starr: "New York Letter" in Sight and Sound, Winter 1961/62. New York 1961-1998 1 Folder, 1961-1998

(Personal account of Cecile Starr's Preservation Award and ceremony given her by Anthology Film Archives in 1992.)

Box 7 Folder 73 The Saturday Review. Notes, correspondence, clippings, photograph of former office site. New York 1949-1959 1 Folder, 1949-1959

(Cecile Starr worked for The Saturday Review 1949-1959. Includes what she considered her ten best columns. Correspondence extends through 1997.)

Box 7 Folder 74 The New York Times. Notes and correspondence regarding Starr article: "The Reluctant Capitalist" printed 15 October 1995. [v.p.] New York 1950-1995 1 Folder, 1950-1995

(Non-film related.)

Box 11 Folder 97 Mazursky, Paul. Correspondence from and to Starr. Notes and materials for Starr's two publications regarding Mazursky's "An Unmarried Woman." Twentieth Century Fox, "Talking Cinematically re. Films," 1978. "Women in Film: Weill and Mazursky," Fire Island News, August 19, 1978. New York 1978 1 Folder, 1978

Box 11 Folder 101 Richter, Hans. Personal correspondence with Richter; correspondence regarding Richter's estate; announcements and flyers relevant to the filmmaker's career. [v.p.] 1974-1998 1 Folder, 1974-1998

Box 8 Folder 76 Brakhage, Stan. Correspondence and clippings regarding filmmaker Brakhage. New York 1979-1998 1 Folder, 1979-1998

Box 11 Folder 98 Posner, Bruce. Correspondence; clippings regarding Posner's filmaking career. [v.p.] 1983-1998 1 Folder, 1983-1998

Box 11 Folder 102 Richter, Hans. Correspondence (includes letter from Jonas Mekas), notes, transcripts of tapes, drafts, writings by Richter, and photocopies of Starr writings regarding Richter. "Richter on Film: An Independent Film about an Independent Filmmaker," Art & Cinema, December 1978. "Notes on Hans Richter in the U.S.A.," No. 79, Winter 1996. "Hilla Rebay and the Guggenheim Nexus," [no source information.] [v.p.] New York 1977-1996 1 Folder, 1977-1996

Box 15 Cecile Starr printed articles: House Beautiful and pre-1960 film articles

Box 15 Cecile Starr printed articles: Saturday Review

Box 15 Cecile Starr printed articles: Laserdiscs -- Reviews of Cecile Starr books

Box 16 Cecile Starr printed articles, circa 1960s-1990s, 3 folders

Box 17 Cecile Starr printed articles

Including Film Forum Review, International Documentary, and Filmmakers Newsletter.