George Jenkins papers
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Title: George Jenkins papers
Date (inclusive): 1946-1990
Date (bulk): 1970s
Collection number: 303
Creator: Jenkins, George
Extent: 65 linear feet of papers. 5.9 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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George Jenkins papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of George Jenkins, 1992
George Jenkins was an American art director active in film from 1946 to 1990. He began his career as a set designer and lighting director on Broadway in the early 1940s. Jenkins received an Academy Award for art direction for ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (1976).
The George Jenkins papers span the years 1946-1990 (bulk 1970s) and encompass 70.9 linear feet. The collection includes manuscripts, drawings, and photographs, including slides. There are production files for ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN (1976) related to locations, research, sets, and more. For THE CHINA SYNDROME (1979), there are scripts and production files, particularly related to research and sets. Also included are production design and set drawings for PRESUMED INNOCENT (1990). The photograph series consists of photographic prints, mounted collages, and slides of production design drawings, matte shots, sets, location research, and other research.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Subject files; 3. Oversize; 4. Photographs
Jenkins, George , 1908-2007--Archives.