14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion picture plays.

  1. Arch Oboler collection, 1916-1992

    161.6 linear feet (364 boxes, 1 negative folder, 11 map case folders, approximately 127,075 items). 107 sound tape reels : . 124 sound cassettes : . 4 sound discs : . 1 microphone. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nearly the entirety of the prolific output of radio playwright and independent film maker Arch Oboler (1909-1987) in radio, motion pictures, television, theater, and print is contained in the Arch Oboler Collection. Featured are his radio plays from the 1930s and 1940s and the first three-dimensional feature film, Bwana Devil.

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  2. Motion picture copyright descriptions collection. Class L, 1912-1977

    approximately 300,000 items. 2,141 containers. 892 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Motion Picture Copyright Descriptions Collection, Class L, consists of forms, abstracts, plot summaries, dialogue and continuity scripts, press kits, publicity and other material, submitted for the purpose of enabling descriptive cataloging for motion picture photoplays registered with the United States Copyright Office under Class L from 1912-1977.

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  3. 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).

  4. Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995

    15,000 items. 59 containers plus 3 oversize. 25 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Family correspondence, appointment calendars, awards and citations, financial records, newspaper clippings of articles about Feiffer, general correspondence, art publication file, and writings relating primarily to Feiffer's novels and stage and screenplays.

  5. 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.

  6. Maxwell Anderson papers, 1920-1989

    50 items. 6 containers plus 1 oversize. 3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Playwright. Correspondence and scripts, including drafts and galleys deposited in the Library of Congress Copyright Office.

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  7. James M. Cain papers, 1901-2004

    32,000 items. 103 containers. 41.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and screenwriter. Correspondence, writings, legal and financial records, family papers, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Cain's work as a journalist and to his career as a novelist and Hollywood screenwriter.

  8. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov papers, 1918-1974

    7,000 items. 22 containers plus 1 oversize. 8.4 linear feet. 13 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet, novelist, literary critic, lecturer, and translator. Correspondence and notes with holograph and typescript drafts, galley proofs, page proofs, and printed versions of biographies, book reviews, essays, interviews, memoirs, novellas, novels, plays, poems, short stories, and translations of works by others.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.