George Roy Hill papers

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Descriptive Summary

Title: George Roy Hill papers
Date (inclusive): 1936-1989
Date (bulk): 1963-1989
Collection number: 127
Creator: Hill, George Roy
Extent: 21 linear feet of papers. 1.9 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

George Roy Hill papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of George Roy Hill, 1991-1992


George Roy Hill was an American director and producer active in film from 1962 to 1988. He was nominated by the Academy for directing BUTCH CASSIDY AND THE SUNDANCE KID (1969) and received an Oscar for directing THE STING (1973).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The George Roy Hill papers span the years 1936-1989 (bulk 1963-1989) and encompass approximately 22.9 linear feet. The collection contains scripts and production material for all of Hill's films except his first. There is also a small amount of material on several unproduced properties and two television films. The subject files largely contain personal correspondence received after 1973. The photograph series consists of prints, contact sheets, slides, negatives, and photo albums of scene, off-camera, and research photographs.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Subject files; 4. Photographs

Indexing Terms

Hill, George Roy , 1922-2002--Archives