Aumont, Jean-Pierre (1911-2001)
Scope:

The Jean-Pierre Aumont collection includes manuscripts, printed material, and photographs.

Manuscripts by Aumont in the collection include his plays Ange, the Miraculous (translated by June Hinton, 1959); Beatrice, or the Apple of His Eye (translation); and Madame Ponce (American adaptation by Erich Segal); as well as his autobiography Sun and Shadow (Norton, 1977).

Printed material in the collection include Aumont's plays L'Empereur de Chine (ca. 1951); L'Ile Heureuse (ca. 1951); and Farfada (ca. 1959). The collection also includes reviews, promotional material, programs and posters regarding Aumont, his writings, and his performances (1962-1977).

Photographs in the collection date from 1929 to 1978. They consist of images from Aumont's personal and professional lives, including stills from films and plays; many are identified on the verso of the image. Films represented include Cross of Lorraine (1942); Fandago (1946); Song of Scheherezade (1946); Atlantis (1947); Lili (1952); Hilda Crane (1957); The Seventh Sin (1957); Castle Keep (1968); and Cat and Mouse (1970). Plays and musicals represented include Bizarre, Bizarre (1938); Amphytrion 38 (1960); A Second Spring (1961); Tovarich (1963); South Pacific (1970); Gigi (1977); and Long Journeys in the Trees (1978). Personal photographs include several of his daughter Tia, his house La Malmaison, and Aumont shaking hands with Queen Juliana of the Netherlands.
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Notable Figures
1. Aumont, Jean-Pierre
Associated Subjects
1. Theatre and Film Subject Guide
2. Posters
3. Actors -- France -- Biography
4. Motion picture industry – United States
5. Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States
6. Programs
7. Photographs