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Timeline Films documentaries, approximately 1915-1997

Identifier: MSS 2144 Series 1
Includes two videotape documentaries about Mary Pickford, one about Charles "Buddy" Rogers, and one about the formation of United Artists. Also includes interviews with Richard DeMille, Carol Eastman, Michael Kidd, and Evelyn Keyes, that were recorded during the research phase of the Timeline documentary, "The DeMille Dynasty". There are also five Mary Pickford feature films that were restored by Timeline: "Amarilly of Clothesline Alley", "Daddy Long Legs", "Little Annie Rooney", "Madame Butterfly", and "Suds".


  • approximately 1915-1997

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Timeline Films videotapes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


4 items

Administrative History

Producing documentaries since the 1990s, Timeline Films, LLC is located in Los Angeles, CA, and has worked in conjunction with companies such as American Movie Classics, Turner Clasic Movies, and Milestone Films. Timeline's self-proclaimed definition is "a company devoted to the creation of the highest quality film and video." With productions documenting film stars such as Cecil B. De Mille, Mary Pickford, Clara Bow, and others, Timeline Films continues to promote interest in film history and preserve those elements that have made film into what it is today.

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Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States