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Description
The Duncan Cramer papers span the years 1936-1952 (bulk 1944-1949) and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection includes film and television scripts, shooting schedules, set breakdowns, and photographs of sets.
Background
Duncan Cramer was an American art director, production designer, and set decorator active from the mid- 1920s to the early 1960s. Cramer entered the film industry by working in the art department at Thomas H. Ince Productions, and became a full-fledged art director with Douglas McLean Productions in 1925. Cramer worked at Fox and 20th Century-Fox from 1926 to 1938; however, most of his career was spent independent of the studios. Cramer was involved with Four Star Productions television from 1952 to 1957.
Extent
2 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.