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Collection on Brigham Young

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 506

Scope and Contents

Contains final script as filmed of the motion picture "Brigham Young" bound in one volume with still photographs from the feature. Also included are autographed publicity shots of the main characters in the production. The stills are on leaves facing the text and correspond closely to it. The motion picture was made for Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, was produced by Darryl F. Zanuck, directed by Henry Hathaway, the screenplay was by Lamar Trotti, and the original story was written by Louis Bromfield.


  • 1940


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

Biographical / Historical

Screenplay writer, author, and motion picture director.


1 v. ((ca. 270 leaves) bill) : typewritten photographs

Language of Materials



Motion pictures (Motion Picture Archives).


The foreword says in part, "emphasis has been placed not so much upon historical fact as upon the spirit of courage and fortitude which motivated Brigham Young and those thousands of faithful who, like him, took their inspiration from the teachings of Joseph Smith."

Register of Collection on Brigham Young
Leslie Evens
2011 October 31
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States