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

  1. American / Century Play Company scripts and business papers, 1894-2006

    approximately 16,000 items ; 185 containers ; 93.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The American Play Company / Century Play Company was a conglomerate publishing house that represented many of the most prominent American playwrights and dramatists of the 20th century. The scripts and business papers in the collection document numerous aspects of American theater production history, including author representation, show production, publishing, and licensing for television,...

  2. 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,...

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  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...

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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

    approximately 6,300 items. 18 containers. 7.5 linear feet. -- Motion Picture & Television Reading Room, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & 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.

  10. 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.. -- Motion Picture & Television Reading Room, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & 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.