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Finding Aid for the Robert Emmet Smith papers, 1938-1974
PASC 101  
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Description
Robert (Bob) Smith was an art director and production designer. The collection consists of original artist's blueprints and sketches, location photographs and stills, and scripts for motion picture projects; materials representing television projects; and a small maount of material related to Smith's father, art director Edward (Ted) Smith.
Background
Robert Emmet Smith, also known as Bob Smith, was the son of Edward Smith, the former head of the art department at Paramount Pictures. Bob Smith graduated from the University of Southern California School of Architecture and was a master mason. Smith established his career as a motion picture art director and production designer. His numerous credits include motion pictures such as Rio Lobo, Hombre, Lonely are the Brave, A Big Hand for the Little Lady, Operation petticoat, and King Rat, which garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Art Direction in 1966. Bob Smith died in Newport Beach, CA on Aug. 2, 1988.
Extent
22.0 linear ft. (34 boxes, 3 flat boxes, and 8 map folders)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UC Regents. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.