The John Landis papers span the years 1973-1998 and encompass 9 linear feet of manuscripts, 12.4
linear feet of photographs, 78 pieces of production art, and 46 posters. The collection consists almost
entirely of scripts and production material on more than a dozen films directed by Landis. There is one
scrapbook with Italian-language clippings on OSCAR (1991). The photographs consist of photographic
prints, contact sheets, transparencies, and slides of scenes and off-camera shots from various motion
picture productions. The production art consists chiefly of storyboards and concept drawings.
John Landis is an American director and screenwriter active in film since the 1970s. In addition to
directing a number of top-grossing comedy films, Landis has appeared in dozens of films.
9 linear feet of papers.
12.4 linear feet of photographs.
78 production artworks
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