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Merian C. Cooper address

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 3255
Scope and Contents Cd of an address by Merian C. Cooper about his film "King Kong."
Dates: 1964

Merian C. Cooper correspondence and interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2024
Scope and Contents Includes photocopies of correspondence between Behlmer, Merian C. Cooper, and others. Also includes recording and transcript of interview recorded by Behlmer with Cooper in 1965 concerning Cooper's service in World War I and the Russo-Polish War (1919-1920); and his films with Ernest B. Schoedsack: "Grass" and "Chang." Some correspondence relates to David O. Selznick and the film, "King Kong."
Dates: 1929-1972

Doug Fabrizio interview with James D'Arc and Mark Cotta Vaz

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 3666
Scope and Contents Interview on compact disc about the 1933 film King Kong and its director and co-producer Merian C. Cooper. Released during the Great Depression and in the year of Franklin D. Roosevelt's election, this film explored the theme of civilization vs. nature. D'Arc and Vaz accredit Cooper for much of the motion industries success and for building the bridge between the 19th and 20th centuries. They discuss parallels between Cooper and the film's star Carl Denham. They point out the influences in...
Dates: 2006 April 7

Stephan Pickering papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2114
Scope and Contents 2 boxes of scripts, photographs, and correspondence.
Dates: approximately 1933-1945

Max Steiner papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1547
Scope and Contents Personal; music; awards; scrap books; film music, sketches, scores, and recordings; general music; and photographs. The materials relate to Steiner's life and his numerous musical compositions. 6 wine glasses, 1 cigarette case that once belonged to Max Steiner. Audio cassette of an interview between Leonetta Stein and Wesly Carlson, 14 June 1981. Materials dated 1880-1981.
Dates: Approximately 1880-1981

Mark Cotta Vaz papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8036
Scope and Contents Collection contains research, notes, and drafts of Mark Cotta Vaz's biography of Merian C. Cooper, "Living Dangerously". There are also proof copies of the book, two paperback editions of "King Kong," and an audiobook of "Living Dangerously". Items were collected and/or created from approximately 2003-2010.
Dates: Approximately 2003-2010

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