Photoplay Productions documentary research
Scope and Contents note
This collection contains videotapes and DVDs of interviews conducted by Photoplay Productions during the production of the documentaries Cecil B. DeMille: American Epic and I'm King Kong!, about film-maker Merian C. Cooper.
- Photoplay Productions (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access note
No access except by permission of Curator.
Conditions Governing Use note
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Photoplay Productions papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the Special Collections Board of Curators.
1 carton (1.5 linear ft.)
Language of Materials
Videotapes and DVDs of interviews during the production of the documentaries Cecil B. DeMille: American Epicand I'm King Kong!.
The collection is arranged in 3 series: 1. Photoplay Productions VHS Videotape: DeMille miscellaneous footage; 2. Photoplay Productions VHS Videotape of interview; and, 3. Photoplay Productions DVD of interview.
Other Finding Aids note
A more detailed finding aid is available in print in the repository.
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/MSS2995.xml
Custodial History note
Interviews were conducted by Photoplay Productions personnel. Videotapes and DVDs donated to BYU as partial payment for use of Special Collections materials in the finished documentaries.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Donated; Photoplay Productions personnel.
Arts and Communications.
Processing Information note
Processed; James V. D’Arc and John N. Gillespie, 2001;
- Register of the Photoplay Productions documentary research
- 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