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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 regarding Argosy Pictures, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series D Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper papers regarding Pioneer Pictures, 1936

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series D Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: Other: 1936

Merian C. Cooper photographs, 1940-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series B
Scope and Contents note Subseries contains official portraits, candid photographs, memorials, and images from a bound funeral album, taken between the 1940s and 1950s.
Dates: Other: 1940-1959

Merian C. Cooper photographs from King Kong, 1932-1933, 1965

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 5 Sub-Series F Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents note Subseries contains publicity photos, sketches, productions and scene stills, a television retrospective, and newspaper ads for King Kong (1933). Materials date from 1932 to 1933, and around 1965.
Dates: Other: 1932-1933; Other: 1965

Merian C. Cooper photographs on motion picture industry, 1950-1959, 1934

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 7 Sub-Series A Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents note 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.
Dates: Other: 1950-1959; Other: 1934

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

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series B
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: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper pre-production papers for Food of the Gods, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series D Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Subseries contains sketches from pre-production work on Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods.
Dates: Other: undated

Merian C. Cooper preparatory sketches for Chennault of China, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series B 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: undated

Merian C. Cooper production companies papers for Children of the Sea, 1957-1958

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series C Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Subseries contains correspondence between Cooper and motion picture production companies regarding his unproduced film project Children of the Sea. Materials date from between 1957 and 1958.
Dates: Other: 1957-1958

Merian C. Cooper recordings on King Kong, undated

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 5 Sub-Series F Sub-Series 6
Scope and Contents Subseries contains sound recordings of Cooper discussing the production of King Kong (1933).
Dates: Other: undated