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Sony Pictures Entertainment collection
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Description
The Sony Pictures Entertainment collection spans the years circa 1930s-1950s and encompasses more than 7 linear feet. The collection includes MGM documents, set plans, lot maps, and drawings; "Hollywood Studio Club" memorabilia; a DeMille Studios transfer ledger book covering 1927 to 1940; RKO set plans; Hugh Hunt correspondence and other papers; and a drawing and storyboards by illustrator Bill Herwig for "Ethan Frome," an unproduced film to have been art directed by Anton Grot. There are also casting photographs as well as photographs from films released, but not produced, by Columbia Pictures.
Background
Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is an American film production and distribution company located in Culver City, California. SPE is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, which in turn is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Corporation.
Extent
7 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.