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Motion picture industry -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 91 Collections and/or Records:

Cooper family records, approximately 1922-1967

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 1 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, articles, clippings, and an obituary related to the Cooper family. Materials date from 1922 to 1967.

Dates: approximately 1922-1967

Merian C. Cooper papers

Identifier: MSS 2008
Scope and Contents Collection contains personal papers, business records, audiovisual materials, and photographs which document most aspects of Merian C. Cooper's life and his varied careers. It includes research and information on documentary and feature motion picture production in the United States from the mid-1920s through the early 1950s, as well as information on world exploration, the United States Air Force (particularly during World War II), and early television. The collection also documents several...
Dates: 1888-1990

James V. D'Arc speech

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230315175]
Identifier: MSS SC 1716
Scope and Contents

Cassette audiotape and typewritten transcript of speech by James V. D'Arc. D'Arc talks about art and motion pictures and their meaning to humanity from a Latter-day Saint's perspective.

Dates: 1977

Dorothy Jordan papers, 1920-1939

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 8 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains clippings, motion picture advertising, photographs, sound recordings, and other material by Jordan. Items primarily document Jordan's film career, and date from the 1920s and 1930s.

Dates: 1920-1939

Food of the Gods, 1936-1949

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, legal documents, story treatments, and other materials for Cooper's unproduced film project Food of the Gods. Materials date from between 1936 and 1949.

Dates: 1936-1949

Dean Jagger letters and articles

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230312842]
Identifier: MSS SC 1531
Scope and Contents

Items relating to the life and career of Dean Jagger. The collection includes fan letters, printed reviews, biographical articles, and various other items relating to Jagger and the film and television industry.

Dates: 1939-1979

Melody Morgan, 1957-1958

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and stories related to Cooper's unproduced film project Melody Morgan.

Dates: 1957-1958

Merian C. Cooper and Dorothy Cooper financial papers, 1933-1983

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 1 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains a ledger, correspondence, and other records documenting Cooper's and his family's finances. Materials date from 1933 to 1983.

Dates: 1933-1983

Merian C. Cooper and Dorothy Jordan papers on motion pictures, 1920-1972

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 8
Scope and Contents

Contains awards, correspondence, story proposals, photographs, art, and other material related to Cooper's career in the film industry during the beginning in the 1930s, but primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. These files also contain similar materials on the careers of Cooper's wife, Dorothy Jordan, and special effects technician Willis O'Brien. Dated 1920 to 1972.

Dates: 1920-1972

Merian C. Cooper book and script papers for A thousand springs, 1945-1963

Identifier: MSS 2008 Series 6 Sub-Series I Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Subseries contains correspondence, scripts, and other material related to book and script treatments for A Thousand Springs. Materials date from between 1945 and 1963.

Dates: 1945-1963