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Description
The Robert Boyle papers span the years 1933-1979 (bulk 1930s-1960s) and encompass approximately 36.3 linear feet. The collection contains production design drawings, continuity drawings, pencil drawings, and photographs. There are also original drawings by director Alfred Hitchcock. The photograph series consists primarily of prints, transparencies, and slides of production, location, research, and biography photographs.
Background
Robert Boyle was an American art director and production designer who was active from 1941 to 1991. He received four Academy Award nominations in the art direction category and a 2007 Honorary Award.
Extent
30 linear feet of papers. 6.3 linear feet of photographs.
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.