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Albert J. Johnson photograph collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999.084--B; BANC PIC 1999.084--NEG (Strip) box 1; BANC PIC 1999.084--NEG (Strip) box 2; BANC PIC 1999.084--PIC box 1; ...
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Albert J. Johnson photograph collection


Johnson, Albert J., creator


Includes portraits and snapshots of Albert J. Johnson, his colleagues and friends, and many of the filmmakers whom he interviewed at festivals or was otherwise acquainted with. A large portion of the collection documents Johnson's travels abroad. Also depicted are Johnson's childhood and student years; scenes from the San Francisco International Film Festival and other film festivals; Johnson on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley; and miscellaneous and unidentified persons and places. Also includes production stills and other publicity photographs pertaining to films and filmmakers, including extensive research files on Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, Judy Garland, Marlene Dietrich and Federico Fellini's film La Dolce Vita . Also includes many photographs of Johnson's friend, actor Patrick Reynolds. Among the noteworthy film figures depicted with Albert are Federico Fellini, Bette Davis, Frank Capra, Audrey Hepburn, Michelangelo Antonioni, Nagisa Oshima, Clint Eastwood, Rex Harrison, Vincent Minnelli, Gordon Parks, Henry Fonda, Rosalind Russell, William Greaves. Also includes a small amount of ephemera.


ca. 1925-ca. 1995 (issued)


Johnson, Albert J -- Portraits
Crawford, Joan -- 1908-1977 -- Portraits
Garbo, Greta -- 1905-1990 -- Portraits
Garland, Judy -- Portraits
Dietrich, Marlene -- Portraits
University of California, Berkeley -- Faculty -- Portraits
San Francsico International Film Festival -- Pictorial works
Dolce vita (Motion picture) -- Pictorial works
Motion picture producers and directors -- Photographs
Motion picture actors and actresses -- Photographs
Film festivals -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Film festivals -- Photographs
African American college teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Photographs


Collected by Albert J. Johnson.
Title devised by cataloger.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Albert J. Johnson was born in Harlem, New York. He attended the University of California, Berkeley and also studied at Oxford University and the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford, England. He was a film critic and historian, and, in 1965, became the program director for the San Francisco International Film Festival. He was also a faculty member in the African American Studies Department at the University of California, Berkeley.
Transferred from the Albert J. Johnson papers (BANC MSS 2002/64 c).


Slides, color.

Physical Description:

6 boxes and 2 oversize folders (ca. 2,725 photographic prints, ca. 1,590 negatives and ca. 60 slides) : b&w and color ; 39 x 30 cm or smaller.




BANC PIC 1999.084--B
BANC PIC 1999.084--NEG (Strip) box 1
BANC PIC 1999.084--NEG (Strip) box 2
BANC PIC 1999.084--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 1999.084--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 1999.084--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 1999.084--PIC box 4
BANC PIC 1999.084
BANC PIC 1999.084



Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Albert J. Johnson papers : Johnson, Albert J.