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Photo negatives, approximately 1983-2014

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

Dates

  • approximately 1983-2014

Language of Materials

Materials in English with some press in French.

Conditions Governing Access

Negatives are not available to the public.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Peter Brosnan papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Extent

From the Series: 2 cartons

From the Series: 6 folders

Biographical history

Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952) was a photographer.

Edward Sheriff Curtis was born February 16, 1868 in Whitewater, Wisconsin to Asahel Curtis and Ellen Sheriff. He was a photographer who focused mainly on Native Americans. In 1891 he moved to Seattle, Washington, and opened a photography studio with Rasmus Rothi. He was invited by Theodore Roosevelt in 1904 to be the White House photographer. Cecil B. DeMille hired Curtis in 1936 to be a second unit cameraman and photographer for his motion picture plains films. Edward S. Curtis died October 18, 1952 in Whittier, California.
Biographical history Cecil B. DeMille (1881-1959) was an American motion picture producer and director, considered the archetype of the American film mogul. His 70 films reflect changing American tastes and values, and he was particularly noted for his multimillion-dollar spectacles.

Cecil B. DeMille was born on August 12, 1881 in Ashfield, Massachusetts to Henry Churchill de Mille and Matilda Beatrice Samuel de Mille. DeMille started acting on Broadway in 1900 and by 1913 he joined a film studio partnership which would eventually become Paramount Pictures. DeMille had a long and storied career as a filmmaker and directed several epic films, such as the Ten Commandments (1956). DeMille died on January 21, 1959 in Hollywood, California.
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.

General

These materials are actually found in Series 1: Box 1, folder 24.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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