Motion pictures -- Production and direction
Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:
Merian C. Cooper preparatory sketches for Chennault of China, 1955-1960
Subseries contains early drafts of biographical sketches for Chennault, used in development for screenplay for unproduced film project Chennault of China. Most of the materials are undated.
Merian C. Cooper scrapbooks, 1917-1933
Contains scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about Cooper's early life and career. His military career through the Russo-Polish War and the films Grass, Chang, The Four Feathers, The Most Dangerous Game, King Kong, She, and The Last Days of Pompeii are represented. Clippings date from 1917 to 1933.
Merian C. Cooper screenplays and book drafts for Chennault of China, 1958-1960
Subseries contains research, screenplay drafts, photographs, and other materials from Cooper's unproduced film project Chennault of China. Materials date from between 1958 and 1960.
Obituary, funeral, and memorial service papers for Merian C. Cooper, 1973
Contains correspondence, obituaries, funeral service programs, eulogies, tributes, recordings, and photographs related to Cooper's death and burial. Materials date from 1973.
Publicity papers on Merian C. Cooper, 1929-1977
Contains articles, clippings and biographical sketches developed for publicity purposes. Articles and sketches are both drafts and published clippings and articles. Materials date from 1929 to 1977.
Contains a synopsis and scripts for Cooper's unproduced film project Revenge. Materials date from between 1947 and 1963.
Scripts for Revenge, 1947-1963
Subseries contains drafts of scripts for Cooper's unproduced film project Revenge. Materials date from between 1947 and 1963.
Scripts for Young men never die, 1933-1965
Contains script treatments and drafts for Cooper's unproduced film project Young Men Never Die. Materials date from between 1933 and 1965.
Sound recordings of awards ceremony, 1953
Contains sound recordings, awards, and other materials relating to Cooper's achievements. Materials date from between approximately 1952 to 1972.
Jeff Spielberg collection of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer scripts
Contains 606 motion picture scripts created by Metro-Goldywn-Mayer (based in California) for their motion picture films. Includes scripts for films featuring major MGM stars including Joan Crawford. Dated approximately 1920-1980.