The John Landis papers span the years circa 1978-1998 and encompass 24 linear feet. 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.
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.
15 linear feet of photographs.
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