Motion Pictures Collection

1914-1947


Descriptive Summary

Title: Motion Pictures Collection
Dates: 1914-1947
Collection Number: GC 1095
Creator/Collector:
Extent: (Boxes: 7 legal; 1 ½ legal; 2 ½ letter; 4 ov; ov folders)
Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Abstract: Pamphlets and ephemera; publicity materials such as ads and theater ads; correspondence, clippings, trade and movie fan publications, scripts and continuities, fake movie currency, and celebrity stationery and bookplates. There are also title cards and art cards used in silent film production and three scrapbooks to commemorate the first "talkies" by Fox Films and Paramount Studios. The bulk of the collection is pre-1933.
Language of Material: English

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Preferred Citation

Motion Pictures Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Scope and Content of Collection

Pamphlets and ephemera; publicity materials such as ads and theater ads; correspondence, clippings, trade and movie fan publications, scripts and continuities, fake movie currency, and celebrity stationery and bookplates. There are also title cards and art cards used in silent film production and three scrapbooks to commemorate the first "talkies" by Fox Films and Paramount Studios. The bulk of the collection is pre-1933. See also: GC 1269, GC 1286, GC 1287, GC 1288. See also photograph collection P-26.