19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture industry.

  1. James McCauley Landis papers, 1916-2004

    63,000 items ; 202 containers plus 2 oversize ; 82 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Government official, lawyer, and educator. Correspondence, legal drafts and briefs, memoranda, drafts and copies of Landis's writings, scrapbooks, financial papers, and other material relating to his career as professor at Harvard, dean of the Harvard Law School, chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board, U.S. State Department minister to the...

  2. Rowland V. Lee papers, 1907-1971

    1,200 items ; 22 containers plus 1 oversize ; 9.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Director, producer, actor, and dramatist. Scripts, scrapbooks, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating to Lee's career in motion pictures as a silent film actor, director, and producer during the period 1917-1959.

  3. Rouben Mamoulian papers, 1740-1987

    59,000 items ; 209 containers plus 48 oversize and 12 artifacts ; 102 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Theatrical and film director. Correspondence, diaries, scripts, production material, speeches, writings, printed matter, scrapbooks, memorabilia and other papers relating to Mamoulian's life and career.

  4. Tom J. Geraghty papers, 1923-1965

    250 items ; 1 container plus 1 oversize ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, motion picture producer, and screenwriter. Correspondence, notes, articles, scripts, printed matter, cartoons, and photographs relating to Geraghty's career as a screenwriter, producer, and journalist, his personal life, and his friendships with film personalities.

  5. 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,...

  6. Herbert T. Kalmus papers, 1904-1963

    18,000 items ; 78 containers plus 1 oversize ; 32 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chemical engineer, inventor, and businessman. Correspondence, diaries, writings including drafts of his memoir Mr. Technicolor, financial records, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Kalmus's business ventures and personal affairs.

  7. 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,...

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Gatewood W. Dunston collection relating to William S. Hart, 1914-1955

    800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, synopses of stories and movie scripts, publicity material, notes, and clippings relating chiefly to William Surrey Hart's career as a star of silent western films, Hart's lawsuit against United Artists, and the efforts of Hart's son to contest his father's will.