Luther Adler papers

Collection Data

Description
The Luther Adler collection contains clippings, contracts, correspondence, photographs, programs, scripts and other material that document Mr. Adler's career on stage, screen and television. It includes information about Mr. Adler's problems with blacklisting, his involvement with The Group Theatre and his family both on and off stage.
Names
Adler, Luther, 1903-1984 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1890 - 1984
Library locations
Billy Rose Theatre Division
Shelf locator: *T-MSS 1986-003
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Biographical/historical: Luther Adler, an actor, was born May 4, 1903 in New York City. He began his career at the age of five when he joined his parents, Jacob P. and Sarah Adler, stars of the Yiddish theater, and his brothers and sisters on stage. Mr. Adler performed on Broadway, in stock and on tour. He appeared in over twenty-five films and on television. He was a founding member of the Group Theatre. Luther Adler died December 8, 1984.
Physical Description
Extent: 3.25 lin. ft. (9 boxes).
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11260284
MSS Unit ID: 21240
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 71e36ee0-c6b3-012f-8525-58d385a7bc34
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