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Description
The J. Stuart Blackton papers span the years 1912-1962 (bulk 1917-1940) and encompass 1.5 linear feet. The collection contains production material, clippings, contracts, correspondence, distribution reports, radio scripts, autobiographical manuscript material, and a photograph album.
Background
James Stuart Blackton was born in Sheffield, England, and emigrated to the United States when he was ten. He was a producer and director, as well as cofounder of the Vitagraph Company. Blackton served on the Academy Board of Governors from October 1927 to October 1929.
Extent
1.5 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.