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Description
The Harold S. Bucquet papers span the years 1927-1946 and encompass 4 linear feet. The collection consists primarily of clippings, scripts, and scrapbooks. Twenty-nine Bucquet-directed MGM films?8 features and 11 shorts?re represented by publicity clippings and reviews, and half of these also have script material. Nineteen scrapbooks contain photographs and clippings covering most of the films directed by Bucquet between 1937 and 1944. A small amount of correspondence and several issues of the "MGM Studio News" (1939-1940) are also included.
Background
Harold S. Bucquet was a British-born director. He emigrated to the United States as a teenager and later became an American citizen. He was an assistant director, then director, at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studios from 1923 to 1946.
Extent
4 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.