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Description
The Michel Amestoy papers span the years circa 1941-1965 and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection contains production files and scripts, largely related to World War II training films and later industrial and public relations films; personal correspondence; and 16mm film catalogs. Some of the films were for the Army Air Forces First Motion Picture Unit located in Culver City, California. Many of the scripts were written by Amestoy and some were apparently collected by Amestoy for projects he may have been involved with in some capacity.
Background
Michel Amestoy was an American writer. He served in the U.S. military as a sergeant during World War II. Later he was a special correspondent for Cascade Pictures in Culver City, California.
Extent
2 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.