(Above) A young Val Lewton,
from a newspaper
article announcing his
departure from the
New York MGM PR office,
to write novels full time
(he was then 29).
From the Morning Express,
December 26, 1933.
Lewton's scrapbooks, courtesy Library of Congress
1933 PRESS CLIPPING
Lewton becoming a full-time novelist.
1933 CENTRAL NEWS press clipping where "Noted Author
Val Lewton" addresses a short story class.
1946 PORT CHESTER news
clipping bragging on a "PC Man Makes Good" story.
Library of Congress Biographical Time-line, and pages from Lewton's SCRAPBOOK.
Library of Congress SCOPE AND CONTENT OUTLINE .
Manny Farber's 1944 review of CURSE
OF THE CAT PEOPLE
Manny Farber EULOGY for
1995 Lewton Laserdisk BOX SET of nine RKO films
2006 and 2008 Lewton DVD BOX SET of nine RKO films
1999 CD MUSIC SOUNDTRACK of Roy Webb's music for Cat People and other Lewton RKO movies
Books about Val Lewton by Kim Newman; Joel E. Siegel; Edmund G. Banzak; J.P. Telotte; and DeWitt Bodeen BOOKS ON LEWTON
A couple of pages on the film BEDLAM
A page on the film ISLE OF THE DEAD
Chapter One of Lewton's novel YEARLY
A list of BOOKS written by
A collection of Lewton EPHEMERA.
ESSAY by Erik Weems