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Motion picture producers and directors -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Cecil B. DeMille letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230343383]
Identifier: MSS 2613
Scope and Contents

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

Dates: 1942-1956

Edwina Booth publicity papers, 1926-1993

Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 2
Scope and Contents

This series is primarily concerned with Edwina Booth's role in Trader Horn, although there are also obituaries and substantial coverage on her theater career before Trader Horn. There is also material on Suzette Duncan's alienation of affections suit against Booth.

This series contains a subseries for Trader Horn publicity. It is mostly coverage on the production of Trader Horn in Africa.

Dates: 1926-1993

Francis Ford photographs

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197239247999]
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's America

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2076-1
Scope and Contents

Documentary film on director John Ford, produced by Marino Amoruso and American Movie Classics. The film is hosted by Harry Carey Jr.

Dates: 1989

Trader Horn publicity papers, 1929-1993

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2383 Series 2
Scope and Contents This subseries contains newspaper and magazine articles, Trader Horn pressbooks, opening night programs, photographs, and other advertising materials. The newspaper and magazine articles are primarily concerned with the production of Trader Horn as the first non-documentary film shot in Africa, and with introducing the director and actors through pictures, interviews, and reports. The pressbooks examine the background and plot of the movie, and introduce the actors. The opening night...
Dates: 1929-1993

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

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326735]
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