My collection of materials includes:
Barrie, J.M. Rosalind. Kessinger Publishing.
Blixen, Karen Out of Africa. Penguin, 2001.
Blubacher, Thomas Paradies in schwerer Zeit. Elisabeth Sandmann, 2011.
Boorman, John [ed] and Walter Donohue [ed] Projections 8: Film-makers on Film-making. Faber & Faber, 1998.
Brecht, Bertolt The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Methuen Drama, 2000.
Brenman-Gibson, Margaret Clifford Odets: American Playwright – The Years from 1906-1940. Applause, 2002.
Brenner, Marie Great Dames. Three Rivers Press, 2000.
Buck, Pearl The Good Earth. Pocket Books, 2005.
Capote, Truman Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Penguin, 2000.
Curtis, James Spencer Tracy. Hutchinson, 2011.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor The Gambler. Arcturus, 2011.
Eyre, Richard Talking Theatre. Nick Hern Books, 2003.
Garrett, Tommy Lightfoot So, You Want To Be In Pictures: The Making of Hollywood Idols. Wasteland Press, 2007.
Geyer, Siegfried [adapted by Harry Graham] By Candle Light. Samuel French, 1930.
Gunther, John The Lost City. Hamish Hamilton, 1964.
Heym, Stefan Hostages. Sun Dial Press, 1943. Film tie-in edition.
Higham, Charles Merchant of Dreams: Louis B. Mayer and the Secret Hollywood. Pan Books, 1994.
Ibsen, Henrik The Lady from the Sea. Nick Hern Books, 2001.
Kennedy, Harold J. No Pickle, No Performance: an Irreverent Theatrical Excursion from Tallulah to Travolta. Berkley Pub. Corp., 1979.
Knittel Bowyer, Francesca Seen from the Wings. Self-published, 2019.
Kotsilibas-Davis, James & Myrna Loy Myrna Loy: Being and Becoming. Bloomsbury, 1987.
Kuhl, Nancy Extravagant Crowd: Carl van Vechten’s Portraits of Women. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 2003.
Marx, Samuel Mayer and Thalberg: The Make-Believe Saints. Random House, 1975.
Nin, Anaïs [ed. Gunther Stuhlmann] The Journals of Anaïs Nin: 1939-1944. Peter Owen, 1970.
Odets, Clifford Waiting for Lefty and Other Plays. Grove Press, 1993.
Ogden, Katharine & Charles Cohen and Nick Dear The Gambler: A Screenplay. Methuen, 1997.
Orczy, Baroness The Emperor’s Candlesticks. Pan Books, 1952.
Paris, Barry Louise Brooks: A Biography. University of Minnesota Press, 2000.
Swindell, Larry Charles Boyer. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1983.
Tims, Hilton Erich Maria Remarque: The Last Romantic. Carroll & Graf, 2003.
Weales, Gerald Odets: The Playwright. Methuen, 1985.
Young, Stark Immortal Shadows. Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1948.
I Grande Cine-Romanzi Illustrati: Il paradiso delle Fanciulle (1937) / Italian novella of The Great Ziegfeld
I Grande Cine-Romanzi Illustrati: La Grande Citta (1937) / Italian novella of Big City
The Great Waltz (1938) / UK cinema advertising and press pack
MGM Directors (1980) / BFI season brochure
Royal National Theatre, 15 February to 10 April 1999 guide
BFI Southbank Guide (January 2010)
Platforms January – March 2010 (2010) / National Theatre leaflet
Candy and Cigarette Cards:
A. and M. Wix Film Favourites Vol. 3, No. 24: William Powell and Luise Rainer in The Emperor’s Candlesticks (UK)A. and M. Wix Film Favourites Vol. 3, No. 61: Luise Rainer and Fernand Gravet in The Great Waltz (UK)
British American Tobacco Modern Beauties, 4th Series, No. 36: Luise Rainer (UK)
Carreras Ltd Film Favourites No. 42: Luise Rainer (UK)
Godfrey Phillips Ltd. Famous Love Scenes, No. 12: The Good Earth (UK) 
Godfrey Phillips Ltd. Famous Love Scenes, No. 15: The Great Ziegfeld (UK)Godfrey Phillips Ltd. Stars of the Screen, No. 42: Luise Rainer (UK)
International Tobacco (Overseas) Ltd. Film Favourites, No. 17: Luise Rainer (UK)
Mars Confections Ltd. Famous Film Stars, No. 20: Luise Rainer (UK)
Nestlé’s Stars of the Silver Screen, Vol. 2, No. 113: Luise Rainer (UK)
Player’s Film Stars (Third Series), No. 39: Luise Rainer (UK)
R. J. Lea Ltd. Famous Film Stars, No. 16: Luise Rainer (UK)
The Gambler: Wellspring (FLV5320), US 2002
The Great Waltz Warner Archive, US 2011
The Great Ziegfeld Warner Home Video (Z1 65124), UK 2004
Hollywood Chinese Deep Focus Productions, US 2010
Luise Rainer: Live from the TCM Classic Film Festival, Turner Classic Movies, US 2011 screener
Marie Antoinette Warner Home Video (79367), US 2006
MGM: When The Lion Roars Warner Home Video (3000018507), US 2009
Poem: Ich setzte den Fuß in die Luft und sie trug: Trigger Happy Productions (3000142282), Germany 2004
Sehnsucht 202 Hoanzl (H-1633), Austria 2020
Signature Collection: Big City / The Emperor’s Candlesticks / The Toy Wife Warner Archive,US 2010
That’s Entertainment: The Complete Collection Warner Home Video (Z1 67747), UK 2005
Exhibition catalogues and related
Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition catalogue(October 2018)
Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition flyer (October 2018)
Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2019 booklet (March 2019)
Duesseldorf Photo Weekend 2019 newspaper (March 2019)
Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition photo-card (March 2019)
Eine Hollywood-Göttin aus Düsseldorf exhibition music programme (March 2019)
Julien’s Auctions Property from the Estate of Luise Rainer Private Gala & Preview Party invitation (A5 flyer) (30 September 2015)
Julien’s Auctions Property from the Estate of Luise Rainer, Self-published auction and exhibition catalogue, (October 2015)
London Artists From Germany exhibition catalogue (October 1978)
Patrick Seale Gallery, Solo Exhibition programme, 1978
Poster photo of Luise by Rolloff Beny, and poem “….My work”. On the reverse handwritten letter of thanks from Luise to Michael Straughan (December 1995)
Letter from Luise Rainer to Craig Carruthers (21 July 2010) / typed on headed paper and signed
Letter from Luise Rainer to Craig Carruthers (17 April 2011) / typed notecard and signed
Letter from Luise Rainer to Craig Carruthers (14 September 2013) / typed (by her carer) on headed paper, and signed by LR
Letter from Richard McLeod to Craig Carruthers (2016) / handwritten, 2 sheets
Magazines and newspapers:
Illustrierter Film-kurier Nr. 456: Sehnsucht 202 (1932) / German magazine
Illustrierter Film-kurier Nr. 673: Der Held des Tages (1933) / German magazine
Illustrierter Film-kurier Nr. 1827: Sehnsucht 202 (1932) / German magazine
Illustrierter Film-kurier Nr. 1946: Heut kommt’s drauf an (1933) / German magazine
Stuttgarter Illustrierte (22 January 1933) / German magazine
Le Film Complet du Samedi No. 1397: Tu M’aimerais Demain (1933) / French magazine
Film Weekly (9 August 1935) / UK magazine
The Family Circle (16 August 1935) / US magazine
Photoplay (October 1935) / US magazine
Film Weekly (1 November 1935) / UK magazine
Photoplay (July 1936) / US magazine
Picturegoer (19 September 1936) / UK magazine
Cinémonde (31 December 1936) / French magazine
Life (11 January 1937) / US magazine
Modern Screen (February 1937) / US magazine
Film Weekly (27 February 1937) / UK magazine
Picturegoer’s Famous Films Supplement: The Great Ziegfeld (27 February 1937) / UK magazine
Chinese Digest (March 1937) / US magazine
Picture Show (6 March 1937) / UK magazine
Cinémonde (25 March 1937) / French magazine
Sunday Mirror magazine section (11 April 1937) / US newspaper
Film Weekly (Summer 1937) / UK magazine
Cinémonde (1 July 1937) / French magazine
Modern Screen (July 1937) / US Magazine
Picturegoer (10 July 1937) / UK magazine
Screenland (September 1937) / US magazine
Cinema (27 October 1937) / Italian magazine
Boy’s Cinema (13 November 1937) / UK magazine
Boy’s Cinema (11 December 1937) / UK magazine
Mondo Uruguayo (16 December 1937) / Uruguayan magazine
Picturegoer’s The Good Earth (18 December 1937) / UK magazine supplement
Film Pictorial (1 January 1938) / UK magazine
Screen Book (January 1938) / US magazine
Picture Play (May 1938) / US magazine
Silver Screen (July 1938) / US magazine
The Milwaukee Journal Screen and Radio supplement (25 September 1938) / US newspaper
Cine-Mundial (October 1938) / US magazine
Modern Movies (October 1938) / US magazine
Picture Show (15 October 1938) / UK magazine
Film Weekly (29 October 1938) / UK magazine
The Family Circle (16 December 1938) / US magazine
Picturegoer (31 December 1938) / UK magazine
Cine-Miroir (6 January 1939) / French magazine
The Family Circle (6 January 1939) / US magazine
Cine-Miroir (20 January 1939) / French magazine
Movie Mirror (February 1939) / US magazine
Picture Post (6 May 1939) / UK magazine
Theatre World (June 1939) / UK magazine
Theatre World (July 1939) / UK magazine
Movie Mirror (August 1939) / US magazine
Le Film Complet du Samedi No. 2412: Coup de Théatre (11 May 1940) / French magazine
Filmski Žurnal (19 July 1940) / Yugoslavian magazine
Theatre Arts (May 1942) / US magazine
Picture Show (11 March 1944) / UK magazine
Ford Times (February 1946) / US magazine
Cinémonde (27 August 1946) / French magazine
Theatre Arts (October 1947) / US magazine
France Illustration (16 April 1949) / French magazine
Radio Times (25 November 1949) / UK magazine
La Settimana Incom (1949) / Italian newspaper
Radio Times (1-7 December 1957) / UK magazine
TV Radio Mirror (January 1966) / US magazine
Photoplay (July 1974) / UK magazine
People (31 July 1978) / US magazine
Films in Review (June/July 1979) / US magazine
Hello! (27 September 1997) / UK magazine
Sight and Sound (November 1997) / UK magazine
Vanity Fair (April 1998) / US magazine
Sight and Sound (November 2001) / UK magazine
Classic Images (December 2002) / US magazine
The Times T2 Supplement (24 February 2005) / UK newspaper
The Independent (20 February 2009) / UK newspaper
The Daily Telegraph (22 October 2009) / UK newspaper
The Scotsman (5 January 2010) / UK newspaper
Neue Post (20 January 2010) / German magazine
Vanity Fair (March 2010) / US magazine
AnOther (Spring/Summer 2010) / UK magazine
The Sunday Times Magazine (5 June 2011) / UK magazine
Entertainment Weekly (February 2012) / US magazine
Lincoln Center Theatre Review: Golden Boy (Winter 2012) / US magazine
The Daily Telegraph (31 December 2014) / UK newspaper
The Guardian (31 December 2014) / UK newspaper
The Independent (31 December 2014) / UK newspaper
The New York Times (31 December 2014) / UK newspaper
The Times (31 December 2014) / UK newspaper
The Times (1 January 2015) / UK newspaper
Luise Rainer [414 MGM] / Collection CHANTAL. Paris.
Posters and Lobby Cards
El Gran Vals [The Great Waltz]: Argentinian poster (1937)
The Great Waltz: US one-sheet poster, landscape (1962 reissue)
The Great Waltz: US one-sheet poster, portrait (1962 reissue)
The Great Waltz: set of six lobby cards (1962 reissue)
Hostages: US one-sheet poster (1945)
Visages d’Orient [The Good Earth]: Belgian one-sheet poster (1937)
Luise Rainer as Anna Held from The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
Single-sided cardboard 8″ picture disc / Famous Recording Co., Inc. of New York, NY
You from The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
You’re All I Need from Escapade (1935)
Theatre and Event programmes:
Behold the Bride (May 1939) / Palace Theatre, Manchester, UK
“Q” Theatre programme (26 June 1939) / UK
National Variety Artists Annual Benefit Performance (20 April 1941) / Manhattan Centre Theatre, New York, NY
Autumn Crocus (1941) / Maplewood Theatre, Maplewood, NJ
A Kiss for Cinderella (1942) / The Music Box, New York, NY
A Gift for the Bride (1945) / US/Canada tour
Joan of Lorraine (1948) / Montclair Theatre, Montclair, NJ
The Sea Gull (1949) / Brattle Theatre, Cambridge, MA [signed]
The Lady from the Sea (1950) / Cape Playhouse, Dennis, MA
The Lady from the Sea (1950) / Fulton Theatre, New York, NY
Lucille Lortel presents A Spring Benefit Series (1982) / Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York, USA
The 1982 Festival of Film Artists (1982) / International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House, USA
A Salute to Luise Rainer (1983) / Academy Foundation, Los Angeles, US [copy]
The Big Knife (1987) / Albery Theatre, London, UK
NT2000: 100 Plays of the Century (1999) / National Theatre, London, UK / Programme leaflet
Awake and Sing! (2007) / Almeida Theatre, London, UK
BFI Programme Notes for The Good Earth and The Great Waltz (2010)
Luise Rainer at the National Theatre (2010) / Programme notes
Rocket to the Moon (2011) / National Theatre, London, UK
The Gambler Video Collection International (VC3641), UK 1998
The Great Waltz CEL, MGM/UA Home Video (C502628), Australia 1987
Dixies ice cream tub lid advertising Maiden Voyage (1939)
Pen and ink ‘receipt’ sketch with quote, by Billyonstage
Press pack for The Gambler: 3 x photographs, info sheets, cast lists, interviews etc.
Syracuse University cardboard megaphone advertising The Great Waltz (1938)
Ticket: Luise Rainer at the Olivier Theatre, National Theatre, London (1 February 2010)
Ticket stubs: A Salute to Luise Rainer (1983) and Enoch Arden (1983) [scanned copies]