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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 9 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.

Dates: 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.

Dates: 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.

Dates: 1923-2014

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.

Dates: approximately 1923-2012

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.

Dates: approximately 1923-1956

Photo negatives, approximately 2012

 Sub-Series — Folder: 12
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains negatives of photographs of the Ten Commandments set in Guadalupe, California. Dated approximately 2012.

Dates: approximately 2012

Photocopies, approximately 1923-1956

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains Xerox photocopies of photographs of the Ten Commandments set in Guadalupe, California. Photocopies collected by Peter Brosnan for his research on the Ten Commandments films. Dated approximately 1923-1956.

Dates: approximately 1923-1956

Photograph prints, approximately 1923-1956

 Sub-Series — Carton: 11, Folder: 23
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains prints of photographs of the Ten Commandments set in Guadalupe, California. Photographs collected by Peter Brosnan for his research on the Ten Commandments set. Dated approximately 1923-1956.

Dates: approximately 1923-1956

Press, approximately 1923-1956

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5905 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains press articles on Cecil B. DeMille and the production of both Ten Commandments films. Press collected by Peter Brosnan for his research on the Ten Commandments films. Dated approximately 1923-1956.

Dates: approximately 1923-1956

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  • Subject: Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1923) X

Additional filters:

Type
Archival Record 8
Collection 1
 
Subject
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 4
Photographs 4
Lost city of Cecil B. DeMille (Motion picture) 2
Newspapers 2
Research (Documents) 2