Peter Brosnan research on the Ten Commandments films, approximately 1923-2022
Scope and Contents
Contains papers and audiovisual materials collected by Peter Brosnan for his research on Cecil B. DeMille's 1923 and 1956 Ten Commandments films, including videocassettes, audiotapes, film reels, digital files, research notes, interviews with actors and other people and organizations associated with the filmings, press articles and clippings, and biographies. Also includes nails from the making of the film excavated by Brosnan in Guadalupe. Materials dated approximately 1923 to 2022.
- approximately 1923-2022
- Brosnan, Peter (creator, Person)
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 email@example.com.
Peter Brosnan was born July 6, 1952. He studied at the film school at New York University and became a writer and director. He is known for his most recent documentary, "The Lost City of Cecil B. Demille," as well as "Perfect Target" and "Hit List."
15 sound tape reels
1 oversize folder
1 media box
10 film reels
5 online resource
Language of Materials
Arranged into two subseries: 1. Peter Brosnan Research on the 1923 Ten Commandments film, 1923-2006. 2. Peter Brosnan research on the 1956 Ten Commandments film, approximately 1956-2014.
- Brosnan, Peter -- Archives
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
- DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
- Media and Communication
- Motion picture producers and directors -- United States -- History
- Motion pictures
- Social Life and Customs
- Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1923)
- Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1956)