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Motion pictures -- Production and direction

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 74 Collections and/or Records:

Merian C. Cooper papers on locations for Children of the Sea, 1957-1958

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series C Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Subseries contains correspondence, notes, and a map related to possible locations for Cooper's unproduced film project Children of the Sea. Materials date from between 1957 and 1958.
Dates: Other: 1957-1958

Merian C. Cooper papers on Melody Morgan, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series G
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence and stories related to Cooper's unproduced film project Melody Morgan.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on motion picture industry, 1930-1969

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 7
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence, legal documents, photographs, and other material documenting Cooper's career as a film executive. Includes work with various studios, including RKO Radio Pictures and Argosy Pictures. Materials date from 1933 to 1962.
Dates: Other: 1930-1969

Merian C. Cooper papers on motion picture industry, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 7 Sub-Series A
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, articles, and photographs related to the motion picture industry. Materials date from between 1932 and 1966.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on motion pictures, undated

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 8
Scope and Contents note Contains awards, correspondence, story proposals, photographs, art, and other material related to Cooper's career in the film industry during the beginning in the 1930s, but primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. These files also contain similar materials on the careers of Cooper's wife, Dorothy Jordan, and special effects technician Willis O'Brien.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on Revenge, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series H
Scope and Contents note Contains a synopsis and scripts for Cooper's unproduced film project Revenge. Materials date from between 1947 and 1963.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on The Great Adventure, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series E
Scope and Contents note Contains a script by Ruth Rose for Cooper's unproduced film project The Great Adventure.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on Two Little Confederates, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series J
Scope and Contents note Contains a script treatment for Cooper's unproduced film project Two Little Confederates.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers on unproduced motion pictures, 1936-1975

 Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence, synopses, treatments, publications, photographs, financial records, and research material on various projects that Cooper considered motion picture material, but that were never completed. The most ambitious of these was a film biography of General Claire Chennault, leader of the famed Flying Tigers of the American Volunteer Group. Other projects include Children of the Sea, Food of the Gods, Revenge, A Thousand Springs (from Anna Chennault's book of the same name), and...
Dates: Other: 1936-1975

Merian C. Cooper papers on Young Men Never Die, 1933-1975

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series K
Scope and Contents note Contains correspondence, research, scripts, photographs, and other materials related to Cooper's unproduced film project Young Men Never Die. Materials date from between 1933 and 1975.
Dates: Other: 1933-1975