Photographs and film stills used to illustrate the pioneering film magazine Close Up (1927-1933), edited and published by writers and filmamkers Kenneth Macpherson, Bryher (Annie Winifred Ellerman), and H. D. (Hilda Doolittle). A complete description of the collection can be found online: Close Up Magazine Photograph File YCAL MSS 337.
The Three Penny Opera, 1931
Hattie McDaniel and Marlene Dietrich in Blonde Venus, 1932
King Vidor and actors from Hallelujah!, 1929
Aiko Takatsu in Habari (Skylark), 1927
Sergei Eisenstein and Gregori Alexandrov, 1932
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.
Beginnig September 1, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5