Timeline Films videotapes
Scope and Contents
Includes two videotape documentaries about Mary Pickford, one about Charles "Buddy" Rogers, and one about the formation of United Artists. Also includes interviews with Richard DeMille, Carol Eastman, Michael Kidd, and Evelyn Keyes, that were recorded during the research phase of the Timeline documentary, "The DeMille Dynasty". There are also five Mary Pickford feature films that were restored by Timeline: "Amarilly of Clothesline Alley", "Daddy Long Legs", "Little Annie Rooney", "Madame Butterfly", and "Suds".
- approximately 1915-1997
- Timeline Films (creator, Organization)
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 publish material from the Timeline Films videotapes must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Producing documentaries since the 1990s, Timeline Films, LLC is located in Los Angeles, CA, and has worked in conjunction with companies such as American Movie Classics, Turner Clasic Movies, and Milestone Films. Timeline's self-proclaimed definition is "a company devoted to the creation of the highest quality film and video." With productions documenting film stars such as Cecil B. De Mille, Mary Pickford, Clara Bow, and others, Timeline Films continues to promote interest in film history and preserve those elements that have made film into what it is today.
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Includes two videotape documentaries about Mary Pickford, one about Charles
Buddy Rogers, and one about the formation of United Artists. Also includes interviews with Richard DeMille, Carol Eastman, Michael Kidd, and Evelyn Keyes, that were recorded during the research phase of the Timeline documentary,
The DeMille Dynasty. There are also five Mary Pickford feature films that were restored by Timeline: Amarilly of Clothesline Alley, Daddy Long Legs, Little Annie Rooney, Madame Butterfly, and Suds.
Arranged in three series: 1. Timeline Films documentaries, approximately 1915-1997. 2. Timeline Films interviews, approximately 1915-1997. 3. Timeline Films collection of restored Mary Pickford films, 1915-1925.
Other Finding Aids
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
Item-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2144.xml
Donated by Timeline Films in 1999.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Timeline Films; 1999.
Motion Picture Archives. Documents history of film.
Processed; James V. D'Arc (Curator, Motion Picture Archives) and John N. Gillespie (Manuscripts Processor); May 1999.
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- De Mille, Agnes
- De Mille, Richard, 1922-
- De Mille, William C. (William Churchill), 1878-1955
- DeMille, Cecil B. (Cecil Blount), 1881-1959
- Joyce, Adrien
- Keyes, Evelyn, 1916-2008
- Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007
- Performing Arts
- Pickford, Mary, 1892-1979
- Rogers, Buddy, 1904-1999
- United Artists Corporation
- Register of the Timeline Films videotapes
- James V. D'Arc and John N. Gillespie
- May 1999
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008