24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Motion pictures--United States.

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

    approximately 200,000 items. 581 containers. 242 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 M, 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 pictures other than photoplays registered with the United States Copyright Office under Class M from 1912-1977.

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  3. 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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  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. 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.

  6. Ina Ginsburg papers, 1941-2015

    24,000 items. 58 containers plus 1 oversize; 1 artifact. 23 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arts patron, journalist, and socialite in Washington, D.C. Correspondence and invitations, biographical material, memoirs, transcripts of interviews, travel files, meeting minutes, membership lists, guest lists, memorabilia, photographs, printed matter, and clippings relating to Ginsburg's contributions as a Washington, D.C., arts patron and hostess, Washington editor of Andy Warhol's Interview magazine, and her work with the American Film Institute, the Fine Arts Advisory Panel of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Washington National Opera, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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  7. Danny Kaye and Sylvia Fine collection, 1918-1992

    approximately 86,950 items. 790 containers. 253 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Danny Kaye (1911-1987) was an American actor, singer, dancer, comedian, and humanitarian. His wife, Sylvia Fine (1913-1991), was an American lyricist, composer, writer, lecturer, and producer. The collection, which documents their lives and careers, contains printed and manuscript music, scripts, correspondence, business and financial papers, promotional and publicity materials, speeches, oral history transcripts, photographs, scrapbooks, programs, posters, honors, and realia.

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  8. Marge Champion collection, 1897-2014

    approximately 9,600 items. 66 containers. 52.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Marge Champion (b. 1919) is an American actress, dancer, director, choreographer, and teacher. The collection, which documents her life and career, includes biographical materials, correspondence, photographs, programs, promotional materials, manuscript music scores and parts, articles, clippings, scripts, scrapbooks, awards and posters. The collection also holds materials related to Champion's former husband, director and choreographer Gower Champion, and her father, dancer, choreographer, and teacher Ernest Belcher.

  9. Arthur Schwartz papers, 1900-1983

    approximately 7,650 items. 58 containers. 27.0 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Arthur Schwartz was an American composer and film producer. He is particularly known for his songwriting partnership with lyricist Howard Dietz. The collection, which documents his life and career, includes music manuscripts, sketches and lyric sheets, correspondence, photographs, scripts, clippings, publicity materials, financial and legal documents, writings, and awards.

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  10. Howard Ashman papers, 1973-2010

    2,250 items. 31 containers. 16 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Howard Ashman (1950-1991) was a lyricist, librettist, playwright and director. The papers chiefly consist of materials from his work, including his collaborations with composer Alan Menken, such as Little Shop of Horrors and the Disney animated musicals The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, and Aladdin. Materials include scripts, piano-conductor scores, correspondence, business papers, photographs, scrapbooks, posters, clippings, notes, research materials, programs, promotional materials, writings, drawings, sketches, storyboards, address and date books, and memorial tributes.

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