The William Friedkin papers span the years 1959-1997 (bulk 1970s-1990s) and encompass
100 linear feet. The collection contains production files and scripts, television files,
correspondence, legal material, scrapbooks, and photographs. The photograph series consists of prints and
negatives of motion picture production photographs.
William Friedkin is an American director, screenwriter, and producer active in film since 1967. He was
nominated for directing THE EXORCIST (1973) and received an Academy Award for directing THE FRENCH
87 linear feet of papers.
13 linear feet of photographs.
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