Vidor, King, 1894-1982
type Collector
dates 1894-1982
city Paso Robles
stateCA
other citiesGalveston, TX; Houston, TX; Hollywood, CA; Beverly Hills, CA;
gender M
history King Vidor was a filmmaker and art collector whose collection included work by Thomas Hart Benton, Diego Rivera, and Grant Wood.

Vidor was married and divorced three times, to Florence (Arto) Vidor and Eleanor Boardman, both actresses, and to Elizabeth Hill, a script writer. He had a daughter, Suzanne, by his first wife, and two daughters, Antonia and Belinda, by his second. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

decades1920-1930
1930-1940
1940-1950
1950-1960
1970-1980
updated 02/07/2020 18:21:39
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The Huntington Library
1151 Oxford Road
Maynard L. Parker negatives, photographs, and other material see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
King Vidor Collection, 1924-1941 (bulk 1941). see details...
Archives of American Art
Victor Building, Suite 2200
King W. Vidor papers, 1936-1982. see details...
Brigham Young University Library
Harold B. Lee Library
King Vidor Papers, 1825-1970. see details...
University of California, Los Angeles
YRL Department of Special Collections
King Vidor Papers, 1920-1965. see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Swami Vidyatmananda Collection, 1923-1986. see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Studio archive, 1904-1980 (bulk 1936-1955). see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Margaret Cousins Papers, 1921-1973. see details...
University of Texas, Austin
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
Alice Henderson Rossin Papers, 1861-1987 (bulk 1920-1949). see details...
Columbia University Libraries
Butler Library, 6th Fl. East,
Reminiscences of King Wallis Vidor: oral history, 1958. see details...
University of California, Los Angeles
YRL Department of Special Collections
Filming of Duel in the sun oral history transcript: recollections of Ray Rennahan, Lee Garmes, and King Vidor. see details...