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Gerald R. Molen papers

Identifier: MSS 9055

Scope and Contents

Contains publicity, magazines, scripts, books, and other materials related to several titles produced by Gerald R. Molen, including Hook, Jurassic Park, and Schindler's List. Contains materials from movies filmed in the United States as well as the Polynesian islands, Poland, and Israel. Some materials produced for the 1992 Academy Awards. Dated 1982-2014.


  • 1983-2012


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 Gerald R. Molen papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.

Biographical history

Gerald Robert Molen (1935- ) is a producer.

Gerald Robert Molen was born January 6, 1935 in Great Falls, Montana to Gerald Richard Molen and Edith Lorraine Meyer. He has produced many films including Rain Man, Jurassic Park, and Schindler's List, for which he won an Academy Award. He currently resides in Montana.


1 carton (1 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



Arranged in nine series: 1. Materials related to Hook, 1992-1993. 2. Materials related to Minority Report, 2001. 3. Materials related to Jurassic Park films, approximately 1992-1997. 4. Materials related to The Legend of Johnny Lingo, approximately 2002-2003. 5. Materials related to The Other Side of Heaven, approximately 2000-2002. 6. Materials related to Days of Thunder, approximately 1989-1990. 7. Materials related to Dinesh D'Souza films, approximately 2012. 8. Materials related to Schindler's List, 1993-1994. 9. Miscellaneous materials, 1983.

Custodial History

Gerald R. Molen got these materials from films he worked on from 1982 to 2014, and then donated them to L. Tom Perry Special Collections in 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Gerald R. Molen; August 2017.


Arts and Communications Collection Development Policy.

Processing Information

Processed; Maddi Stanley; August-September 2017.

Register of Gerald R. Molen papers
Maddi Stanley
2017 August 31
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.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States