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Description
The Roland E. Hill drawings span the years 1927-1930 and 1948-1953 and encompass 5.5 linear feet. The collection consists of drawings and/or blueprints for a handful of films from the late 1920s, as well as a few watercolors, such as three of a Western street set designed by Hill for the Warner Bros. Ranch.
Background
Roland E. Hill was an American art director and set designer most active in film from 1925 to 1953. In the 1950s he designed buildings for Walt Disney Productions, including the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland.
Extent
5.5 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.