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Frank Skinner digital audio tape recording

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 8939

Scope and Contents

Digital audio tape recording of film music by Frank Skinner, including music from "House of Seven Gables" and "Back Street." Dated approximately 1938-1966.

Dates

  • Approximately 1938-1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Condition restricted; patrons should use digital copy. Permission to use item must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Frank Skinner digital audio tape recording must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical / Historical

Frank Skinner (31 December 1897 – 9 October 1968) was an American film composer and arranger.

Skinner started his career playing in dance bands and then composing and arranging for them. From 1925-1935 he composed or arranged over 2000 popular songs for dance bands before moving on to motion pictures. He worked for MGM for one year before switching to Universal Pictures, and composed for over 200 films from 1936-1966. He was nominated for 5 academy awards.

Extent

1 sound cassette (0.05 linear ft.)

Language

English

Custodial History

Material donated as-is from an unknown donor. Owned by LTPSC on or before 5 August 2014.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Unknown donor; 2014.

Appraisal

Film Music

Processing Information

Processed; Mary-Celeste Ricks; 2016.

Creator

Title
Register of Frank Skinner digital audio tape recording
Status
Completed
Author
Mary-Celeste Ricks
Date
22 November 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States