Guy Green papers
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014
Title: Guy Green papers
Date (inclusive): 1948-1990
Collection number: 1463
Creator: Green, Guy
Extent: 6.5 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Guy Green papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Mrs. Guy Green, 2009
Guy Green was a British-born cinematographer who transitioned to directing in the mid-1950s and relocated to the United States in the early 1960s. His credits as a cinematographer include two films with David Lean, GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) and OLIVER TWIST (1948). His notable films as director include THE ANGRY SILENCE (1960) and A PATCH OF BLUE (1965); he also wrote the screenplay for the latter. He was a founding member of the British Society of Cinematographers. Green received an Academy Award for cinematography for GREAT EXPECTATIONS.
The Guy Green papers span the years 1948-1990 and encompass 6.5 linear feet. The collection documents Green's work as a cinematographer, screenwriter, and director and consists primarily of scripts, many of which are annotated, as well as a small amount of related paperwork.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Subject files 3. Production Art.
Green, Guy , 1913-2005--Archives.