Paul Spehr

Paul Spehr Death | Obituary: Historian Paul Spehr Passed Away

Paul Spehr has died in the 3rd weekend of December, 2019. Sure will miss my friend and inspiring colleague Paul Spehr. He passed away this weekend. Paul was busy writing and traveling until very recently.

Twitter Reacts To The Death of Paul Spehr

Emma: “Saddened to hear about the passing of film historian Paul Spehr. Very much enjoyed his book on film pioneer William Kennedy Laurie Dickson. He was a great help when I wrote this article of few years back on WKL’s letters at UMA archives”

Orphan Film Symposium: “We here love Paul Spehr. Sad to hear he passed away this weekend. Such a knowledgeable and generous scholar, archivist, friend. RIP.”

Dan Streible: Sad to hear that film historian and LoC emeritus Paul Spehr has passed away. Active til the end. Enjoyed time with him at Pordenone in October. A sweet person with a big quiet legacy.