13 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture industry--United States.

  1. Thomas H. Ince papers, 1913-1964

    13,000 items. 45 containers plus 3 oversize. 19.5 linear feet . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Motion picture producer, director, actor, and screenwriter. Business and production files documenting Ince's career as a producer and director of silent films.

  2. Chronicles of America photoplays papers, 1920s

    approximately 9,400 items. 88 containers. 23.2 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Chronicles of America photoplays were a series of motion picture adaptations of select books from the Chronicles of America book series from Yale University Press. The collection includes correspondence, sketch books, research notes, script and continuity documents, photostats, stills, and other production materials.

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  3. Richard Koszarski collection of research material on the early history of Universal Pictures Corporation, 1906-1996

    2,132 items. 6 containers. 2.5 linear feet. 1 sound reel : analog ; 7 in.. 30 sound cassettes : analog. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection includes contracts, continuities, ledgers, stills, annual reports and multiple issues of Moving Picture Weekly (Universal's internal publication). Also includes 30 cassettes and 1 sound reel containing some two dozen interviews with early Universal staff and talent, with corresponding transcripts.

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  4. Select papers from the George Kleine film collection, 1886-1946

    approximately 6,300 items. 18 containers. 7.5 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Consists of summaries, notes, intertitles, cutting continuities, statements of prints sold, film can tickets, scripts, sheet music, cue sheets, press books, promotional materials, cast lists, certificates of copyright registration, tinting cards, inspection reports, reviews, clippings, serials, film catalogs, and inventories.

  5. Clare Boothe Luce papers, 1862-1997

    465,400 items. 813 containers plus 12 oversize, 1 classified, 1 top secret. 325 linear feet. 41 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, playwright, magazine editor, United States representative from Connecticut, and United States ambassador to Italy. Family papers, correspondence, literary files, congressional and ambassadorial files, speech files, scrapbooks, and other papers documenting Luce's personal and public life as a journalist, playwright, politician, member of Congress, ambassador, and government official.

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  6. Val Lewton papers, 1919-2007

    175 items. 4 containers plus 4 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Motion picture producer, screenwriter, and novelist. Correspondence, film scripts, scrapbooks, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Lewton's career as a publicity writer and as a story editor for David O. Selznick at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1928-1942); as scriptwriter and producer of Cat People and other horror films for RKO Radio Pictures (1942-1947); and as novelist, especially as author of No Bed of Her Own (1932).

  7. Ruth Gordon and Garson Kanin papers, 1921-1993

    5,900 items. 19 containers. 7.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and actress Ruth Gordon and her husband Garson Kanin, actor, author, producer, and director. Correspondence with colleagues in the entertainment industry.

  8. Groucho Marx papers, 1930-1967

    1,000 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Humorist and actor. Correspondence, book typescripts, and film scripts relating to Marx’s life and acting career.

  9. May Robson papers, 1849-1950

    150 items. 14 containers plus 4 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Actress and author. Correspondence, books, play scripts, and other material autographed or created by prominent actors and producers of stage and screen from the late nineteenth-century until Robson’s death; also scrapbooks, playbills, and other material documenting her life and stage and film career.

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  10. George Kleine papers, 1886-1946

    26,000 items. 77 containers. 30.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Film executive and businessman. Business records consisting of correspondence, financial and legal papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating primarily to Kleine's ventures in the early motion picture industry. Includes files relating to patent and distribution litigation, educational and European films, and to Kleine's business relations with Thomas A. Edison, Eastman Kodak Company, Motion Picture Patents Company, and Biograph Co.