This collection contains yearbooks from the Black-Foxe Military Institute in California (1934-1940); a memorial book of the San Marcos Army Air Field; drawings of Olive Simon Del Ruth; and photographs of Richard Del Ruth, Roy Del Ruth, and Olive Simon Del Ruth. Also included are some location and cast photographs of "Lassie" and photographs of the opening night of the motion picture "It Happened on 5th Avenue.".
Project files include manuscripts and articles, scripts, research files, and other documents relating to projects produced by and associated with De Rochemont. Correspondence includes subjects both personal and professional in nature. Personal and professional files include documents, research materials, membership files, newspaper clippings, engagement diaries, Vavin, Inc. records, and other files both personal and professional in scope. The films include 16mm and 35mm films produced by De Rochemont, including "March of Time" and films produced for the Readers Digest Association and the French Government Tourist Office. The photographs depict both De Rochemont's personal life as well as the production of his various films, including "March of Time." Audio contains reel-to-reel audio tapes, including sound for some of De Rochemont's films
The papers include materials doumenting the ultimately unsuccessful efforts of Edward Padula, Jim Hinton, and Charles Childs to develop, finance, and produce a stage musical based on the Jim Haskins book, The Cotton Club, published in 1977. The majority of material dates from 1980 to 1983, and includes correspondence, contracts, stage treatments, publicity packets, and Cotton Club company stationery. A copy of Haskins's book with notes by Padula laid in, various newspaper and magazine articles, and theater production programs are also included. There is no script or music for the proposed production within the collection. Padula's work as a consultant to the 1984 film adaptation of The Cotton Club is documented by a contract, an "estimating draft" of the screenplay, and a program that includes a credit for Padula
The Edward L. Munson papers contain biographical information, awards and citations, articles by Edward L. Munson, books concerning the military and war, and correspondence (1947-1967). Flags, decorations and other memorabilia are included. The collection contains more than 400 war posters, pen and ink etchings, and other drawings and notebooks. The collection also contains photographs and albums depicting those prominent in the military, as well as friends and family of Edward L. Munson. Motion pictures found in the collection include: "A Star is Born," "Appointment in Tokyo," "General MacArthur," "Here is Germany," "Know Your Allies Britain," "Know Your Enemy Japan," "The Negro Soldier," and "Why We Fight" training films. The collection also contains phonograph records of the Armed Forces Radio Service Basic Musical Library, Yank Swing Lesson, Series H. Programs, and other music. Also included in the collection are general order documents, deeds, programs for award ceremonies, and ... Read More
Collection contains primarily motion picture and stage scripts produced by Michael and Fay Kanin along with related production materials spanning their career. The collection contains manuscripts, teleplays, burlesque sketches, photographs, newspaper clippings, books, magazines, box office statements, contracts and agreements, correspondence, pressbooks, scrapbooks, souvenir books, sheet music, movie posters and placards, movie reels and audiotapes. Personal research material and interviews used for character outlines and development for a 1980s project based on South Africa are also included
Collection contains Ernest Tidyman's movie production files (which contain correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, scene boards, and printed materials), including those for "Shaft", "The French Connection", "High Plains Drifter", and "Last Plane Out". Collection also contains Tidyman's television production files, including those for the television series "Shaft" and the television movies "Dummy", "Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones", and "Alcatraz: The Whole Shocking Story". The collection also has the business files of Tidyman's production companies, Editors and Writers, Ernest Tidyman Productions, Ernest Tidyman International, Shaft Productions, Pilgrim Productions, and Family Trouble Productions. Other material includes a number of Tidyman's novel manuscripts (originals and photocopies), including those for "Shaft" and "Dummy", personal and business correspondence, legal files, and research files (which contain correspondence, manuscripts, notes, clippings, and printed ... Read More
Collection contains William Sackheim's television series production files (which contain correspondence, scripts, notes, schedules, crew lists, legal documents, and financial documents), including those concerning the television series "Gidget", "The Flying Nun", "Night Gallery", "Delvecchio", and "The Antagonists". Collection also contains Sackheim's television movie production files, including those concerning "The Law". Collection also holds Sackheim's feature move production files, including those for "The Competition". Miscellaneous movie scripts written by Sackheim (including "The Competition"), television scripts written by Sackheim (including "The Law"), videotapes of episodes of the television series "The Antagonists" and "The Human Factor", and a few subject files (containing correspondence, notes, and legal documents) are in this collection as well
The collection consists of scripts and film reels documenting aspects of the film and theater career of Paul Newman. Scripts include annotated typescript drafts of screenplays (annotations seem to be those of Newman) for films, including The Color of Money, that shed light on Newman's creative process as an actor and his contributions to the screenplay revision process, as well as bound typescript copies of screenplays with photographs that document the production of certain films, such as Cool Hand Luke. Also found are screenplays for films directed by Newman, including Rachel, Rachel, and scripts for plays in which he starred, including C.C. Pyle and the Bunion Derby. Film reels include recordings and outtakes related to the making of various motion pictures and the television program "The Battler," in which Newman starred