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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Friedkin papers
    Date (inclusive): 1959-1997
    Date (bulk): 1980s-1990s
    Collection number: 208
    Creator: Friedkin, William
    Extent: 102 linear feet of papers. 1.4 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    William Friedkin papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of William Friedkin, 1989-2001

    Biography

    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 CONNECTION (1971).

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The William Friedkin papers span the years 1959-1997 (bulk 1980s-1990s) and encompass approximately 103.4 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.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files, subseries A-B as follows: A. General; B. Correspondence; 4. Photographs

    Indexing Terms

    Friedkin, William--Archives.
    directors
    producers
    screenwriters