Sunset Films records on Brigham
Scope and Contents
- approximately 1976-1978
- Sunset Films (1976-1979) (Creator, Organization)
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Philip Yordan was born on April 1, 1914. He earned a Bachelor's degree at University of Illinois, and a law degree at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He became a screenwriter and wrote films such as The Chase, Whistle Stop, Houdini, The Bravados, Broken Lance, and God's Little Acre, among others. In 1951 he was nominated for an Academy Award for Detective Story, and won an Academy Award for Broken Lance in 1954. He died on March 24, 2003.
Sunset Films was organized in 1976 for the purpose of producing the motion picture Brigham. After production and distribution of the film, the company was dissolved in 1979.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
1 oversize box (0.5 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; David Yeaman; 1977.
Donated; Lincoln Dastrup; 1978.
- Register of Sunset Films records on Brigham
- Norm Gillespie
- 2013 October 28
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.