Katherine Orrison papers on Written in Stone
Scope and Contents
Collection contains research materials for and drafts of Katherine Orrison's book Written in Stone, describing the filming of Cecil B. Demille's The Ten Commandments (1956). Dated approximately 1998-approximately 1999.
- approximately 1998-approximately 1999
- Orrison, Katherine, 1948- (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Closed. Permission for access must be granted by the Curator, Arts & Communications Archives.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Katherine Orrison papers on Written in Stone must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Katherine Orrison (1948- ) is a film historian who specializes in the work of Cecil B. Demille.
Katherine Orrison was born on November 18, 1948. She has worked on more than thirty films in the capacity of associate producer, art director, set decorator, costumer, and production manager. A contributing writer to Cult Movies magazine for the past six years, she also writes film histories. Written in Stone is her second book on movie-making during Hollywood's Golden Era.
1 carton (1 linear ft.)
The collection materials were gathered and created by Katherine Orrison whilst writing her book Written in Stone. Orrison donated the materials to Brigham Young University in 2013.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated; Katherine Orrison; 2013.
Arts & Communications.
Processed; John N. Gillespie; 2013.
- Register of Katherine Orrison papers on Written in Stone
- John N. Gillespie
- 2013 April 4
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.