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Motion pictures -- Production and direction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 93 Collections and/or Records:

Merian C. Cooper pre-production papers for Chennault of China, 1958-1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1958-1960

Merian C. Cooper preparatory sketches for Chennault of China, 1955-1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Other: 1955-1960

Merian C. Cooper scrapbooks, 1917-1933

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 15
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1917-1933

Merian C. Cooper screenplays and book drafts for Chennault of China, 1958-1960

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1958-1960

Obituary, funeral, and memorial service papers for Merian C. Cooper, 1973

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, obituaries, funeral service programs, eulogies, tributes, recordings, and photographs related to Cooper's death and burial. Materials date from 1973.

Dates: 1973

Publicity papers on Merian C. Cooper, 1929-1977

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1929-1977

Revenge, 1947-1963

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains a synopsis and scripts for Cooper's unproduced film project Revenge. Materials date from between 1947 and 1963.

Dates: 1947-1963

William Sansom screenplay and letters

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230313287]
Identifier: MSS SC 1567
Scope and Contents A typescript screenplay of "The Wonderful Adventures of Hlapich," a screenplay by Slavko Adres based on the 1969 children's novel, "The Brave Adventures of Lapitch" by Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić. Other contributors to the screenplay include Patrick Gowers (music composer), William Sansom (lyrics), Claude Heilman (executive producer), and Miriam Brickman (producer). The screenplay is annotated. There are also two letters included addressed to William Sansom, one from Miriam Brickman regarding the...
Dates: approximately 1969-1972

Scripts for Revenge, 1947-1963

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 8 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Subseries contains drafts of scripts for Cooper's unproduced film project Revenge. Materials date from between 1947 and 1963.

Dates: 1947-1963

Scripts for Young men never die, 1933-1965

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 12 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains script treatments and drafts for Cooper's unproduced film project Young Men Never Die. Materials date from between 1933 and 1965.

Dates: 1933-1965