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Description
The Telling Pictures records span the years circa 1972-1995 and encompass 25 linear feet. The collection includes materials related to the production of several documentary films, including THE CELLULOID CLOSET.
Background
Telling Pictures is a San Francisco-based film production company. The company, founded by Robert Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, produces non-fiction feature films and documentaries for television and corporate clients. Films include THE CELLULOID CLOSET (1996), COMMON THREADS: STORIES FROM THE QUILT (1989), and THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK (1984). Epstein received Academy Awards in the documentary feature category for producing THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK and COMMON THREADS.
Extent
25 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.