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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 4 Collections and/or Records:

Peter Brosnan papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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.

Dates: 1923 to 2014

Materials related to the 1923 Ten Commandments film

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Items in this subseries include: Folders 2-40, 42-58 and AV 021-022 024-026, 031-032, 037-041 in Carton 1, Folders 1-4, 6 and AV 002, 057, 066, 082, 099, 126, 128 in Carton 2, and Box 10, which contains nails and is placed in Carton 6.AV 017 in Carton 2 belongs both to the Materials related to the Lost City excavation and film, approximately 1983-2014 series and this subseries.Folder 41 in Carton 1 and Folder 5 and AV 069 in Carton 2 all belong to both this subseries...
Dates: approximately 1923 to 2012

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

 Series — Multiple Containers
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.



Dates: approximately 1983-2014

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

 Series — Carton: 1
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.



Dates: approximately 1923 to 2012

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 3
Collection 1
 
Subject
Newspapers 3
Photographs 3
Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1923) 3
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2
Lost city of Cecil B. DeMille (Motion picture) 2