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Motion picture art directors -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Rick Carter collection

Identifier: 2289

Collection contains the papers of production designer Rick Carter (b. 1952), who frequently works with directors Robert Zemeckis and Steven Spielberg. Movies represented in this collection include Jurassic Park and Forrest Gump.

Dates: 1976 - 2019

Robert Clatworthy papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2290

This collection consists of the papers of art director and production designer Robert Clatworthy (1911-1992). Materials include scripts, location photographs, film stills, sketches, storyboards, set designs, and architectural information for films that he worked on.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940s-1970s

John Cork collection

Identifier: 2594
Abstract The John Cork collection contains a wide variety of both produced and unproduced material related to the James Bond phenomenon. Primarily, the collection focuses on the James Bond films from 1962 (Dr. No) until 2002 (Die Another Day), and their impact on worldwide society and culture. Contents of the collection include scripts, call sheets, photographs, periodicals, clipping files, fan magazine content, merchandise, and other collected material. Much of the material comes from Cork's...
Dates: 1960 - 2010

John Dapper papers

Identifier: 2352

This small collection contains set designs and related production files of American set designer and art director John Dapper (born 1923). There are files for thirteen projects, chiefly films, dating from 1957 to 1984.

Dates: 1957 - 1989

Fred Price scripts and production files

Identifier: 2462

This collection contains scripts and production information compiled by set decorator and art director Fred Price (1927-2015) for twelve television and film projects dating from 1975 to 1980. There is a script for each project and most titles also have additional materials including rough notes, shooting schedules, call sheets, and crew and cast lists, and some rough notebook sketches of set layouts.

Dates: 1975 - 1980

George Hopkins scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2513

This collection consists of the scrapbooks of American set designer, playwright, and production designer George Hopkins (1896-1985).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1910s-1950s

Mario Larrinaga Don Quixote drawings

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31275049038889]
Identifier: 0587

Set of seven hand-colored drawings by Mexican-American movie art director and set designer Mario Larrinaga (1895-1979) depicting scenes from the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes.

Dates: 1945

Boris Leven papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2364

This collection contains the papers of art director and production designer Boris Leven (1908-1986). There are approximately 150 art director’s sketches from films and other productions worked on by Leven; theater music and dance programs; production design sketches from motion pictures. Additional materials include set and location stills, sketches, scripts, notes from other Leven films, and cassettes of interviews with Leven.

Dates: 1933 - 1975

McElmurry and Larrinaga family papers

Identifier: 7122
Abstract A collection of family papers documenting two generations of the McElmurry and Larrinaga family. Mario Larrinaga immigrated from Mexico to Los Angeles and--in collaboration with his brother Juan Larrinaga--worked as a designer, art director, and painter of set backgrounds in Hollywood, working at RKO Pictures, Universal, and other major film studios. Larrinaga is most recognized for painting the set backgrounds for the original King Kong (1933) film. After...
Dates: 1920 - 2005

Steve Sardanis papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2308

This collection consists of set design drawings, scripts, photographs, and schedules of art director and production designer Steven P. Sardanis (1931-2002).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970s-1980s