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Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs
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Description
The Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs span the years 1928-1942 (bulk 1928-1935) and encompass 5 linear feet. The series consists of 5,045 photographic prints, mostly in the 8x10 format, for 213 feature length and short films. The bulk of the collection pertains to films produced by Fox Film Corporation in the years from 1928 to 1935, while roughly one fifth were produced by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation between 1936 and 1942. The photographs were taken of sets during film production for continuity and other reference purposes and usually no persons are depicted. The collection does not fully represent all titles produced by Fox or Twentieth Century-Fox during these years.
Background
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation is an American film studio. The company was formed in 1935, as the result of a merger between Fox Film Corporation, founded by William Fox in 1915, and Twentieth Century Pictures, begun in 1933. The studio, located in Los Angeles, is a subsidiary of News Corporation, the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch.
Extent
5 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.