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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Accounting Department records
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Description
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Accounting Department records span the years 1917-1969 (bulk 1920s-1950s) and encompass approximately 72 linear feet. The collection includes studio reports to the home office, general ledgers, and numerous other accounting ledgers. The material relates to MGM and its predecessor, Metro Pictures Corporation.
Background
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was an American motion picture production company formed in 1924. The studio was located in Culver City, California. Metro Pictures Corporation was an American film production company formed in 1915. In 1924 it became part of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Extent
72 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.