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"Rocket 86" Film Promotion Press Books
GC 1270  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: "Rocket 86" Film Promotion Press Books
    Dates: 1957
    Collection Number: GC 1270
    Creator/Collector: National Telefilm Associates
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 letter)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Pressbooks produced and distributed by National Telefilm Associates, Inc. (NTA) as the "Rocket 86" campaign for TV film release. Most of the films date from the 1930s-1940s and most were produced by 20th Century Fox Studios. Arranged alphabetically by film title.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    "Rocket 86" Film Promotion Press Books. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    National Telefilm Associates was an independent distribution company that handled reissues of American film libraries.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    “Rocket 86" consists of pressbooks produced and distributed by National Telefilm Associates, Inc. (NTA) as the “Rocket 86" campaign. The pressbooks are aimed at television programmers, promoting eighty-six theatrical films for re-release on television. Most of the films date from the 1930s-40s and were produced by Twentieth Century-Fox Studio. The pressbooks contain photos, story synopses, spot announcements, cast lists, and film highlights. The collection is arranged alphabetically by film title. The first folder contains the list of all of the films plus a brief (published) overview of the promotion book.

    Indexing Terms

    Motion picture industry--1930-1950.
    Pressbooks
    20th Century-Fox Film Corporation