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Motion pictures -- United States -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Lennig papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1776
Scope and Contents Typescripts of books with handwritten corrections, correspondence, articles, research notes, short stories, and photographs. The materials relate to the history of motion pictures in the United States and to the career of the actor, Bela Lugosi.

Mary Astor scrapbook

 File — Folder 1: [31197230241264]
Identifier: MSS SC 435
Scope and Contents Scrapbook with newspaper clippings pasted into it. The materials were taken from various newspapers in the United States and relate to the motion picture industry.

Collection of Merian C. Cooper scripts

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 5790
Scope and Contents Collection includes photocopies of cutting continuity scripts from six films produced by Merian C. Cooper.

Cecil B. DeMille papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1400
Scope and Contents Personal and business papers generated by DeMille (1881-1959), his family, and his motion picture and other activities from 1863 to 1983 including correspondence, audio and videotape recordings, financial ledgers, and memorabilia. Also with the collection are more than 6,500 pieces of production-related art work, more than 37,869 motion picture still photographs, 275 volumes of scrapbooks (1919-1962), sound recordings, and video tapes of 36 motion pictures from DeMille's personal film...

John Ford collection of recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2352
Scope and Contents Collection of phonographs and CDs containing music, recordings, sound effects, and other materials from films connected to John Ford.

Johnny Maddox papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 23
Scope and Contents Correspondence, theater programs, scrapbooks, interviews, photographs, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items. The materials relate to the American theater, motion pictures, music, circus life, vaudeville, and magic.

Edward Murray book manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 1842
Scope and Contents Two typewritten manuscripts for publication. They are entitled "Ten Film Classics: a Re-viewing" and "Fellini the Artist." The "Film Classics" book is about important early movies and "Fellini" is about the Italian filmmaker, Federico Fellini(1920- ).

Richard Alan Nelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1928

Lawrence H. Suid interviews

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1966
Scope and Contents Typewritten transcripts of interviews taken from the included cassette tapes. Also included are research notes. The interviews are with advisors to films about the Vietnamese Conflict. Most of these men were involved in the war and also tell about their experiences. These materials were used as research for Suid's PhD dissertation, "The Film Industry and the Vietnam War." A photocopy of this work is with the collection.

King Vidor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1732
Scope and Contents Correspondence, movie scripts, real estate contracts, and movie set designs. The correspondence deals with personal and motion picture production matters. The collection includes eight scripts for movies made from 1925 to 1956.