Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library
Consists of photographs of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys (1933-1971). Also includes a photo of the Magnolia Petroleum Building in Dallas Texas (c. 1938)
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection consists of material relating to Florence Ranuzzi's personal activities, including her early life in the motion picture industry, and business papers concerning Poor Richard's Bookshop. The collection includes 249 single-item cataloged letters and manuscript materials, 3 boxes of ephemera and small publications, 6 scrapbooks, and a number of printed books which were transferred to the Rare Books Department
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
The collection consists of 70 panoramic negatives, 3207 copy prints, and corresponding negatives and interpositives, covering the years 1924-1948. The images depict specific places, businesses, and commercial activity in both central and southern California, with the emphasis on Los Angeles County. The collection provides a broad overview of the commercial landscape of the area during the first half of the twentieth century. The 70 panoramic negatives depict undeveloped and newly developed areas of Los Angeles, including Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, and Alhambra, views of Lido Isle in Newport, and Republic Studios in Studio City. There are also images of Los Angeles industries, including film and automotive, as well as specific locations, such as the Hollywood Bowl, and events, such as swimming events during the 1932 Olympics. The first part of the collection of copy prints depicts specific towns, businesses, street scenes and landscapes in central and southern California, ... Read More
Columbia University
Family background; entering show business; move to Hollwood at age fourteen; recollections of Wallace Reid, Roscoe (Fatty) Arbuckle; Hollywood social mores and scandals; transition from silent to sound movies
Columbia University
Personal and professional papers of Flaherty. This collection is made up of only David Flaherty's personal correspondence and the correspondence, scripts, accounts, etc. of the films which he directed
Columbia University
Work on "To Have and Have Not," and "The Big Sleep" with Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, observations on writers and film; development and shooting of "Red River," "El Dorado," "The Big Sky," "Rio Bravo"; John Wayne; "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.".
Columbia University
Experiences and impressions as junior writer for Irving Thalberg, 1933-1937; Metro Goldwyn Meyer in the 1930s; Marx Brothers' films; transition to directing; presidency of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, including project to restore the Library of Congress paper print collection; creative and economic situation of the independent producer. Reflections on writing, directing, camera technique, block booking, censorship
Columbia University
Career as cutter, observations on cutting and directing, directing as a skill, difficulties of dialogue; writing for film, observations on writers; attitudes towards "Crossfire"; myths of Hollywood and Hollywood parties; Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, "The Young Lions"; creativity and its relation to political opinion; personal political evolution, view of life, the Communist Party, the McCarthy era in Hollywood
Boston University,-- Dept. of Special Collections
Manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, photographs, artwork, memorabilia, financial material, and professional material
American Jewish Archives
Includes private papers, public addresses, citations, and correspondence of Warner as President of Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc., including his and his brothers' award as "The Pioneers of the Year" (1951), and material indicating his concern for Israel, his charitable endowments, information on the Strategic Air Command, and his philosophy of the motion picture industry as presented to the U.S. Senate


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