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Willis O'Brien projects, 1940-1969

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 11

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, story treatments, sketches, and photographs by or about O'Brien. Documents relate to Cooper's projects and were gathered by him. Materials date from between the 1940s and 1960s.


  • 1940-1969


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to use material from this collection must be obtained from Reference Services at

Biographical / Historical

Willis O'Brien (1886-1962) was an American motion picture special effects artist. He is known for his work in stop-motion animation.


5 folders

6 oversize folders

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States