James C. Katz

James C. Katz is an American film historian and preservationist who has restored and reconstructed a number of classic films. Though he began his career as a film producer, he concentrated his attention on preserving existing films.

His film preservation projects include: Spartacus, My Fair Lady, and Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo and Rear Window.[1] He frequently collaborates with Bob O´Neil and Robert A. Harris, with whom he shared the King Vidor Award for Excellence in Filmmaking at the 2000 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival.


  1. Pfeiffer, Lee (2006-11-07). The Complete Idiot's Guide to Classic Movies. Penguin. pp. 265–. ISBN 978-1-59257-557-2. Retrieved 3 July 2011.

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