Francisco (Chico) Day papers
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- Day, Francisco (Person)
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Francisco Day was born on 16 September 1907 in Mexico. Known as "Chico" Day, he was the first Mexican-American to become a member of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and was honored as such in 1995 by the DGA Latino Committee. Being bilingual, he was often the First Assistant Director or Production Manager of choice for big Hollywood studio films shooting on location in Mexico such as One-Eyed Jacks (1961) and Major Dundee (1965), but also worked on many other major productions outside of Mexico, for directors such as Cecil B. De Mille and John Frankenheimer. In 1981, shortly after his retirement, he was awarded the DGA's Frank Capra award in recognition of his achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.
Day passed away on 4 November 1995 in Los Angeles, CA.
This biography found at: www.imdb.com/name/nm0206403/bio.
3 oversize boxes (10 linear ft.)
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Collection deals with motion pictures.
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- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Buccaneer (Motion picture : 1958)
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Motion picture plays
- Motion pictures -- Production and direction
- Patton (Motion picture : 1970)
- Performing Arts
- Ten commandments (Motion picture : 1956)
- Register of the Francisco (Chico) Day papers
- James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie
- September 1997
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008