Motion pictures -- Production and direction
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
Merian C. Cooper papers on unproduced motion pictures, 1916-1975
Merian C. Cooper papers regarding Argosy Pictures, 1948-1949
Subseries contains correspondence, script treatments, sketches, and other materials related to the development of Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods with Argosy Pictures. Materials date from between 1948 and 1949.
Merian C. Cooper papers regarding Pioneer Pictures, 1936
Subseries contains correspondence, synopses, and other materials related development of Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods with Pioneer Pictures. Materials date from 1936.
Merian C. Cooper personal papers, 1922-1980
Contains correspondence, photographs, sound recordings, and publications from 1922 to 1980 about Merian C. Cooper's family and that of his wife, Dorothy Jordan. There are also biographical sketches and articles about Cooper and about his funeral. Various personal records such as passports, club memberships, and obituaries are also found here.
Merian C. Cooper photographs, approximately 1934-1977
Subseries contains photographs of Cooper and his family, taken between 1924 and 1967. Many of the views were taken while on vacation in the United States and Europe or while attending various functions. Includes portraits, snapshots, and stereoscopic transparencies. Photographs are undated or dates approximately 1934 to 1977.
Merian C. Cooper photographs of correspondents, 1940-1972
Contains photographs of those who corresponded with Cooper. Images date from between 1940 and 1972.
Merian C. Cooper photographs on motion picture industry, 1950-1959, 1934
Contains photographs of Cooper on RKO Studio lot with Max Steiner, with David O. Selznick and John Hay Whitney, and receiving unidentified awards. Also includes a portrait of John Ford. Photographs taken in 1934, and in the 1950s.
Merian C. Cooper plaques, 1928-1961
Contains plaques awarded to Cooper. Includes honors from the film community and the military. Undated.
Merian C. Cooper plaques, awards, and other material, 1918-1961
Contains three-dimensional objects collected by Cooper, including plaques, awards, insignia, and decorations given to Cooper by the motion picture industry and by the United States military.
Merian C. Cooper pre-production papers for Chennault of China, 1958-1960
Subseries contains sketches, correspondence, and other material related to pre-production work on Cooper's unproduced film project Chennault of China. Materials date from between 1958 and 1960.