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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British production records
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Description
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British production records span the years 1947-1968 and encompass 8 linear feet. The collection contains some scripts and an assortment of production material, including call sheets, research, work orders, schedules, and production correspondence for films produced by MGM in Britain. More than 50 films are represented as well as a smattering of unproduced projects. Film titles include THE BARRETTS OF WIMPOLE STREET (1957), THE FLAME AND THE FLESH (1954), GORGO (1961), THE HAUNTING (1963), OPERATION CROSSBOW (1965), and THE WRECK OF THE MARY DEARE (1959).
Background
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was an American motion picture production company formed in 1924. The studio was located in Culver City, California. From the late 1940s until 1970, MGM owned and operated a British studio in Borehamwood, north of London.
Extent
8 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.