Legacy Series

 

ABOUT

The Legacy Series was created to document the personal and creative worlds of exceptional women in Hollywood whose accomplishments paved the way for new generations of women working in the film and television industries. The filmed interviews of these inspiring women—working both behind and in front of the camera—create an enduring record of their extraordinary achievements.

Preserved and housed in a special Women In Film Collection at the UCLA Film & Television Archive, this body of work is designed to be an invaluable source of research, knowledge, and inspiration for film aficionados, scholars, and future women in film television.

 

LEGACY SERIES INTERVIEWS

Through a series of one-on-one interviews conducted over the past 22 years, WIF has built the Legacy Series into a significant library that includes filmed and videotaped interviews with the following trailblazing women:

DEBBIE ALLEN – Producer/Director/Actress/ Choreographer

PATRICIA BARRY – Actress/Past WIF President

MARILYN BERGMAN – Lyricist

ELSÉ BLANGSTED – Music Editor

BARBARA BOYLE – Former UCLA School Of Theater, Film And Television, Attorney/Producer/Executive,
past president Women In Film

ANNE V. COATES –Film Editor

MARTHA COOLIDGE – Director

ANGIE DICKINSON – Actress

ELIZABETH GABLER – Producer/President Fox 2000

GLORIA GOLDSMITH – Writer and Playwright, Past WIF President

MOLLIE GREGORY – Writer/Novelist/Past WIF President

IRIS GROSSMAN – Talent Agent/WIF President Emeritus

JOAN HYLER – Talent Manager/Past WIF President

DOROTHY JEAKINS – Costume Designer

JUDITH JAMES – Producer

IRMA KALISH – Writer

FAY KANIN – Writer

EVELYN KEYES – Actress

PIPER LAURIE – Actress, Director

NANCY MALONE – Director

CARYN MANDABACH – Producer

MARCIA NASATIR – Producer/Production Executive

PENNY MARSHALL – Director/Producer/Actress

LUPE ONTIVEROS – Actress

MARGARET O’BRIEN – Actress

DOROTHEA G. PETRIE – Producer

ANNA HAMILTON PHELAN – Writer

MARION ROSENBERG, O.B.E. – Personal Manager/Producer

EVA MARIE SAINT – Actress

NANCY SCHREIBER – Cinematographer

CATHY SCHULMAN – Producer/Executive

SUSAN SMITH – Talent Manager

GLORIA STUART – Actress

JOAN TEWKESBURY – Director/Writer

JULIE WEISS – Costume Design

META WILDE – Script Supervisor

BEVERLY WOOD – Executive Vice President, Deluxe Laboratories

FAY WRAY – Actress

JANE WYATT – Actress

LAURA ZISKIN – Producer

 

THE LEGACY SERIES AND UCLA MOTION PICTURE ARCHIVE

Many of these inspiring histories would be lost forever if it weren’t for the Legacy Series and its partner, the UCLA Motion Picture Archive. The Women In Film Collection at the UCLA Film and Television Archive is the only collection in the world dedicated to preserving the history of women in Hollywood.

For more information, or to arrange research viewing, please contact the Archive Research and Study Center (ARSC) at (310) 206-5388, or by email: arsc@ucla.edu.

Website: www.cinema.ucla.edu/collections/WIF

UCLA Film&TV Archive

These audio and video interviews are also available for licensing for film, television, DVD, and internet programming. For more information on licensing, or on other areas of the Legacy Series, please contact info@wif.org.

The Legacy Series is generously supported by:


THE DR. SCHOLL FOUNDATION
—Thank you to Pamela Scholl

and

PANAVISION—Thank you to Bob Harvey

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