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Motion picture plays

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 137 Collections and/or Records:

Merian C. Cooper notes from early drafts of A Thousand Springs, 1960

 File — Box 21: Series 6 [Barcode: 31197238104746], Folder: 16
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series I Sub-Series 3

Merian C. Cooper papers on unproduced motion pictures, 1916-1975

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6
Scope and Contents 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),...
Dates: 1916-1975

Merian C. Cooper papers regarding Argosy Pictures, 1948-1949

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 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: 1948-1949

Merian C. Cooper photographs of props, undated

 File — Box 64: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197233624433], Folder: 10
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 3 File 864-871
Scope and Contents

Photographs of museum mock-ups of killer whale and giant squid.

Dates: undated

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

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

Mighty Joe Young (1949), 1921-1951

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 5 File 16
Scope and Contents

Contains research, screenplays, photographs, and other materials from Cooper's production of Mighty Joe Young (1949). Includes story treatments, screenplays, and continuity treatments, production stills and photographic reproductions of Willis O'Brien sketches mounted on art board. Materials date from between 1921 and 1951.

Dates: 1921-1951

The miniver story

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230327378]
Identifier: MSS SC 2817
Scope and Contents

Typewritten screenplay of the motion picture "The Miniver Story." The item was also written by George Froeschel.

Dates: 1949

Ivan Moffat papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3697
Scope and Contents

Contains scripts and screenplays in various states of completion by or with connection to Ivan Moffat. Includes scripts of The Nightingale Saga, The Agency, The Snow Queen, Tender is the Night, The Thornbirds, The Robert Capa Story, The Scandal of C.C. Julian and The Crossword Murder Mystery Series; correspondence; newspaper clippings; selection of published books and legal documents relating to ownership rights.

Dates: 1950-1990

A more perfect union : America becomes a nation

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231019867]
Identifier: MSS 6837
Scope and Contents

Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio's script for A More Perfect Union: America Becomes A Nation, revised in 1988. The movie, about the events surrounding the consitutional convention, was released in 1989. 123 pages, plus appendices.

Dates: 1988

Mr. Joseph Young of Africa, 1946 November 6

 Item — Box 12: Series 5; Series 6 [Barcode: 31197238104274], Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 5 File 16
Scope and Contents

Screenplay written by Ruth Rose and budget script, written in 1946.

Dates: 1946 November 6