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Description
The Craig Hutchinson papers span the years 1889-1976 (bulk 1915-1966) and encompass two linear foot. The collection contains clippings, publicity, correspondence, books, lobby cards, three scrapbooks, and photographs.
Background
Craig Hutchinson was an American writer, director and producer active in film from the mid-1910s to 1935. He started as a columnist, writing "Flashes from Filmland" for the "Los Angeles Evening Herald" newspaper. He worked for Mack Sennett as a writer and member of the story department for more than ten years. He then became president of his own company, Craig Hutchinson Productions, and directed many two- reel short films that were among the first to use Technicolor. He was married to former wardrobe mistress and dancer Celia Ruiz, known as Beatrice Hutchinson.
Extent
2 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.