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Victor Milner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1965

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, a scrapbook, newsclippings, telegrams, certificates, and other items. The materials deal with the motion picture industry in the United States and Milner's career as cinematagrapher. Some of the correspondence is with Cecil B. DeMille, the American motion picture producer. Also includes newspaper coverage of Milner's detention in the Soviet Zone of Germany in 1949.

Dates

  • 1914-1990

Creator

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 Victor Milner papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical History

Movie cinematographer who worked on 129 film productions during his career, 1915-1953. He won the Oscar for photography in 1934 (Cleopatra) and was one of Cecil B. DeMille's favorite directors of photography.

Extent

3 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)

Language

English

Appraisal

Arts and Communications.
Title
Register of Victor Milner papers
Status
Completed
Author
Garrett Schroath
Date
2011 July 21
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States