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Cecil B. DeMille letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2613
Scope and Contents

12 letters and 1 telegram from DeMille to Lasky, 1 photograph.

Dates: 1942-1956

Cecil B. DeMille papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1400
Scope and Contents Personal and business papers generated by DeMille (1881-1959), his family, and his motion picture and other activities from 1863 to 1983 including correspondence, audio and videotape recordings, financial ledgers, and memorabilia. Also with the collection are more than 6,500 pieces of production-related art work, more than 37,869 motion picture still photographs, 275 volumes of scrapbooks (1919-1962), sound recordings, and video tapes of 36 motion pictures from DeMille's personal film...
Dates: 1863-1983

Doty-Dayton Productions records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2432
Scope and Contents

Contains production company records on financing, production, distribution, advertising, contracts, photographs, audio tapes, soundtracks, and reports. Motion pictures documented include Rivals, Where the Red Fern Grows, Seven Alone, Pony Express Rider, and Against a Crooked Sky. Includes 35 mm and 16 mm prints of produced films, as well as files on unproduced projects such as preliminary research and scripts. Also contains the personal papers of company founder Lyman Dayton.

Dates: 1956-1983

Francis Ford photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 9151
Scope and Contents

Contains 168 photographs originally owned by Francis Ford. The photographs chronicle Francis Ford's career as an actor, director, and writer in the Hollywood silent movie industry. The photos date from 1901 through the 1940s with the greater number dating in the 1920s. during the active period of the Francis Ford Studios. Also contains a set of stills from various John Ford (Francis' younger brother) movies.

Dates: approximately 1900-1949

John Ford collection of recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2352
Scope and Contents

Collection of phonographs and CDs containing music, recordings, sound effects, and other materials from films connected to John Ford.

Dates: 1934-1964

Kieth Merrill papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1950
Scope and Contents

Kieth Merrill papers collection contains diaries, personal and business papers, photographs, and motion pictures from Kieth Merrill. The personal papers include journal manuscripts and correspondence. Business papers include production materials from The Great American Cowboy, Take Down, Harry's War, and Legacy.

Dates: 1953-1987

Michael Van Wagenen papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3757
Scope and Contents

Collection of film reels, audio materials, videotapes, DVDs and CDs, personal papers, scripts, books and manuscripts. Also included is a plaster face mask. Tapes are both originals and transfers, and include Low and Slow, Spirit Doctors, 38th Street Gangs, Art and Color, and Mundo Milagroso. Also included are tapes of research material, concerning the Navajo Weavers and Guatemala. Materials range from approximately 1980-2002.

Dates: Approximately 1980-2002

King Vidor papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1732
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, movie scripts, real estate contracts, and movie set designs. The correspondence deals with personal and motion picture production matters. The collection includes eight scripts for movies made from 1925 to 1956.

Dates: 1825-1970

The world's greatest showman : the legend of Cecil B. DeMille

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2792
Scope and Contents

Typewritten screenplay for a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer television production. The item is the "first draft" of the screenplay. Also included are photographs of the actors in the production.

Dates: 1963

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