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Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

20th Century-Fox set stills

Identifier: 2431

This collection contains set still books for the 20th Century-Fox Corporation with photographs of movie sets for 229 films, dating from 1937 to 1954.

Dates: 1937 - 1954

Lorenzo DeStefano collection on the Hancock Pacific Expeditions

Identifier: 6215

A collection of screenplay drafts, research notes, subject files, correspondence, photographs, books, audio and video tapes, and one 16mm film compiled by Lorenzo DeStefano for a film about G. Allan Hancock's expeditions to the Galapagos Islands during 1930s. DeStefano never completed his film, but his research for the project--which began in the 1970s--forms a significant collection of documentation on the people and events involved in the Hancock Expeditions.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

William Dieterle papers

Identifier: 2017

This collection contains production files for twelve American film projects of German director William Dieterle (1893-1972), dating from 1936 to 1950. The files chiefly include production and wardrobe stills, research files, and outlines.

Dates: 1923 - 1950

Richard Fleischer film production papers

Identifier: 2286

This collection consists of production materials related to the career of American film director Richard O. Fleischer (1916-2006). The production materials include scripts, call sheets, storyboards, photographs, and research notes.

Dates: circa 1960s-1980s

Arthur Freed papers

Identifier: 2151

Arthur Freed was an American lyricist and producer, best known for his MGM musical productions of such films as "An American in Paris", "Singin' in the Rain", "Meet Me in St. Louis", and "Gigi". This collection comprises primarly film files (produced and unproduced), considered projects, playscripts and screenplays, phonograph albums, and artwork and stills. It also contains personal papers, correspondence and letters, awards, certificates and ephemera, and books and scrapbooks.

Dates: 1919 - 1975

Phil M. Friedman papers

Identifier: 2507

This small collection contains the papers of American casting director Phil Friedman (died 1974). The collection includes books, casting directories, photographs, studio publicity shots, correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, and miscellaneous articles. Much of the material reflects Friedman's work as a casting director from the mid 1920s through the 1940s.

Dates: 1917-circa 1950

Stanley Goldsmith film production papers

Identifier: 2402

This collection contains production files, books, and showbills collected by American film producer and director Stanley Goldsmith from around 1950 to 1970.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

MGM Production Department (TV Shows) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2255

This collection consists of MGM Production Department records on production costs for shows and commercials produced by Metro-Goldywn-Mayer.

Dates: 1950 - 1980

Republic Pictures collection

Identifier: 2285

This collection consists of scripts, press kits, stills, and production information for films and television series created and distributed by different production companies. These inlcude Republic Pictures Corporation, NBC, E.S.J. Production, Major Pictures, Screen Gems Television, Spelling-Goldberg Productions, Sigmund Neufeld Productions, and many more.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930s-1980s

Robert Sisk papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2294
Abstract This collection contains the papers of American film and television producer Robert Sisk (1903-1964). Materials include screenplays, screen treatments, scripts, miscellaneous production materials relating to "The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp" television series (1957-1959), personal scrapbooks, catalogues of unproduced properties, publicity photographs from motion pictures, television, and stage productions; photographs with various show business personalities, correspondence and film...
Dates: 1920 - 1963