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"How Rare a Possession" : a behind-the-scene look at the conversion of Vincenzo di Francesca and the LDS movie

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 1163
Scope and Contents

Contains material related to the Motion Picture Studio Production of "How Rare a Possession: The Book of Mormon." Contains a script and correspondence about the production.

Dates: 1987

David Kent Jacobs collection on Mormon films

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5625
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to Jacobs' work for the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio. The Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio produced many of the early motion pictures for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Many original cuts of films like The First Vision and Uncle Ben are on 16 mm film reels are included. Other film projects including the Performing Arts tour Curtain Time, U.S.A. and their original cuts are also included. DVD copies of some of the...
Dates: 1955-1988

Motion Picture Studio audio-visual materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 940
Scope and Contents

Contains audio-visual materials produced by the Motion Picture Studio. Includes materials concerning recruiting, library research, academic colleges and departments, business, KBYU and the press, Brigham Young University administration, history, and social and student life. The collection also includes master tapes, production records, song directories and use-copy DVDs for the collection, from 1971 to 1999.

Dates: 1960-1999

Motion Picture Studio collection of historic university footage

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 5637
Scope and Contents

Contains historic footage of Brigham Young University covering a wide range of themes and events. Mingled with the footage of Brigham Young University are various other footage samples related to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Utah. Dates range from 1946 to 1976.

Dates: 1946-1976

Motion Picture Studio flip chart

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 850
Scope and Contents

Flip chart describes the facilities of the Motion Picture Studio, its productions and their distribution.

Dates: 1957

Motion Picture Studio footage of Brigham Young University

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1287
Scope and Contents

Materials include 26 reels of film footage of the Brigham Young University campus. Digital copies of the film are also included in the form of 26 DVDs. Footage dates from 1949 to 1981 and is silent.

Dates: 1949-1981

Motion Picture Studio records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 1244
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence from 1979-1987 concerning the BYU Motion Picture Studio.

Dates: 1979-1987

Motion Picture Studio stills

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3737
Scope and Contents Contains photographs, slides, negatives, and contact print sheets from eight Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio productions. Films represented in the collection include: How Rare a Possession (1987), Seeds of Destiny (1987), The Three Witnesses (1968), Restoration of the Priesthood (1982), The First Vision (1975), The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon (undated), That They Might Have Joy (undated), and The Lost Manuscript (1974). Collection also includes a BYU football poster...
Dates: 1968-1987

Oral history interview with Wetzel O. Whitaker

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2968
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview transcribed from the included audiocassettes. Whitaker was interviewed by Thomas Cheney on July 30, 1985. Whitaker talks about his experiences in making films with the Walt Disney Company and at the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio.

Dates: 1985 July 30

Run Dick, run Jane

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 5703
Scope and Contents

Materials consist of a DVD of "Run Dick, Run Jane", a documentary about the benefits of exercising through running. The documentary was produced by W.O. Whittaker through the Brigham Young University Motion Picture Studio. Dated 1971.

Dates: date of production not identified