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Lennig, Arthur

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1933-

Biographical History

Arthur Lennig (1933-) is an American film historian.

Arthur Lennig was born on February 22, 1933 in East Williston, New York to Arthur O. G. Lennig and Katherine Gardiner. He attended the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, graduating in 1955. On June 14, 1955 he married Hannelore Wilfert, a college teacher, and together they had one child. Lennig continued his studies, earning a master's degree from SUNY Albany in 1956, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Wisconsin in 1961.

Lennig has taught English and film studies at Russell Sage College (1962-1966) and at SUNY Albany (starting in 1966). Much of his research and writing has focused on film history.

Citation

His The count, 1974: t.p. (Arthur Lennig)

LC in OCLC, 8/17/93 (hdg.: Lennig, Arthur)

Stroheim, 1999: CIP t.p. (Arthur Lennig) data sheet (b. Feb. 22, 1933) pub. info. (prof. emeritus of film, SUNY, Albany)

Contemporary authors, via WWW, May 7, 2013 (Arthur Lennig; b. Feb. 22, 1933 in East Williston, N.Y.; parents: Arthur O. G. Lennig and Katherine Gardiner; m. June 14, 1955 to Hannelore Wilfert, one child; B.A. at State University of New York at Albany, 1955; M.A., 1956; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1961; member of Society of Cinema Studies; taught at Russell Sage College, 1962-1966, State University of New York at Albany, 1966- )

Directory of American scholars, 1978: v. 2 p. 400 (Arthur Lennig; b. Feb. 22, 1933 in East Williston, N.Y.; one child; CINEMA, ENGLISH; State University of New York, Albany, BA 1955, MA 1956; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. (English), 1961; taught Russell Sage College, 1962-1967; taught State University of New York, Albany, 1971- )

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Lennig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1776
Scope and Contents Typescripts of books with handwritten corrections, correspondence, articles, research notes, short stories, and photographs. The materials relate to the history of motion pictures in the United States and to the career of the actor, Bela Lugosi.
Dates: 1900-1977

Collection of interviews by James D'Arc

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9068
Scope and Contents Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by James D'Arc during his time as curator at L. Tom Perry Special Collections at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Interviewees include people involved in the film-making industry in southern Utah. Dated 1974-2008.
Dates: 1974-2008