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Louis R. Lipstone scripts

 Collection
Identifier: 2244

Scope and Contents

This collection contains screenplays for movies acquired by Louis Lipstone (1892-1954) in his capacity as head of the Paramount Pictures music department. Includes screenplays for 59 produced films and 20 unproduced projects, dating from the late 1930s to the early 1950s. Some of the scripts have handwritten notes.

Dates

  • 1936 - 1953

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Louis R. Lipstone (1892-1954) was head of the Paramount Pictures music department from 1939 until his death in 1954.

Extent

3.63 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains screenplays for movies acquired by Louis Lipstone (1892-1954) in his capacity as head of the Paramount Pictures music department. Includes screenplays for 59 produced films and 20 unproduced projects, dating from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Harold Lipstone, March 1990.

Title
Finding aid for the Louis R. Lipstone scripts
Status
Completed
Author
Diann Benti
Date
2022 February
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

Contact:
Doheny Memorial Library G4
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles California 90089-0185 United States