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Brosnan, Peter

 Person

Biographical History

Peter Brosnan (b. 1952) is a writer and director.

Peter Brosnan was born July 6, 1952. He studied at the film school at New York University. He is known for his most recent documentary, The Lost City of Cecil B. Demille, as well as Perfect Target and Hit List.

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Artifacts, approximately 1923

 Sub-Series — Box: 10
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Contains nails from Cecil B. DeMille's The Ten Commandments set, built in Guadalupe, California in 1923 and excavated by Peter Brosnan during his Lost City project. Dated approximately 1923.

Biographies of related individuals and companies, approximately 1923-2014

 Series — Carton: 4
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains biographical information on individuals and corporations related to the Ten Commandments films as well as Peter Brosnan's Lost City excavation and film. Also contains transcripts of interviews conducted with several of these individuals. This information taken from various newspapers and websites, as well as the individuals themselves. Dated approximately 1923-2014.

Peter Brosnan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 5905
Scope and Contents Papers, VHS videotapes, DVD about motion picture filming at the Guadalupe Dunes, CA, with an emphasis on Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 version of The Ten Commandments and Brosnan's excavation of some of its original sets. Papers on Brosnan's excavation and the Lost City documentary. Dated 1923-2014.

Correspondence, approximately 1983-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Peter Brosnan and various people, especially regarding excavation in the Guadalupe Dunes in California. Dated approximately 1983-2014.

Materials related to the Lost City excavation and film, approximately 1983-2014

 Series
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains press and photographs, as well as photocopies and negatives, from Peter Brosnan's Lost City excavation in Guadalupe, California. Also contains proposals and reports for the Lost City excavation and documentary. Further contains correspondence and various miscellaneous items regarding various aspects of the excavation and film. Dated approximately 1983 to 2014.

Materials related to the Ten Commandments films, approximately 1923-2012

 Series
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1
Scope and Contents Includes press, photographs, and various miscellaneous items related to the 1923 Ten Commandments film and the 1956 Ten Commandments film, as well as the set, for Peter Brosnan's research. Dated approximately 1923 to 2012.

Media, approximately 1985-2014

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains 35 and 16 mm reels of film, as well as Betacam videotapes and audiocassettes, presumably containing footage and interviews taken by Peter Brosnan. Items related to Brosnan's The Lost City documentary and The Guadalupe Dunes. Dated approximately 1985-2014.

Notes, approximately 1923-1956

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Contains miscellaneous papers and notes related to Ten Commandments films, filmed in the Guadalupe Dunes in California. Papers and notes collected by Peter Brosnan for his research on the Ten Commandments films. Dated approximately 1923-1956.

Notes, approximately 1983-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 2 Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Notes and papers related to Peter Brosnan's excavation of the Ten Commandments movie set in Guadalupe, California. Dated approximately 1983-2014.

Photo negatives, approximately 1983-2014

 Sub-Series — Folder: 12
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Contains negatives of photographs taken during Peter Brosnan's excavation of the Ten Commandments movie set in Guadalupe, California. Dated approximately 1983-2014.