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Guide to the Efrain Gutiérrez Papers, 1966-1998 M1103
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  • Title: Efraín Gutiérrez Papers
    Identifier/Call Number: M1103
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1966-1998
    Abstract: Scripts and production notes related to feature films and proposed projects. Miscellaneous correspondence. Production and business documents: scripts, shooting notes, promotion, box office receipts, contracts, and legal correspondence. Original posters for all three feature films. Photographs. Clippings include local and grassroots publications that are difficult to find elsewhere. These provide a rare opportunity to study grassroots feature film production and distribution.
    creator: Gutiérrez, Efrain

    Scope and Content

    Collections contains scripts and production notes related to feature films and proposed projects, miscellaneous correspondence, production and business documents such as scripts, shooting notes promotion, box office receipts, contracts, and legal correspondence. Also contains original posters for all three feature films, photographs, clippings from local and grassroots publications. This collection provides a rare opportunity to study grassroots feature film production and distribution.

    Biography

    Efrain Gutierrez is a Chicano filmmaker whose film Don't Bury Me Alive! is the first Chicano-produced feature film. It addressed a number of issues relevant to the Chicano civil rights movement. The film broke the Mexican film industry's monopoly on the Spanish-language theater circuit in the United States. Guiterrez later directed and starred in two other feature films: Amor Chicano es Para Siempre, 1977, and Run, Tecato, Run , 1979.

    Preferred Citation:

    Efrain Gutiérrez Papers. M1103. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Provenance

    Purchased, 1999.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Access to Collection

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Chicano Arts Theater.
    Mexican American art
    Mexican American authors
    Mexican Americans
    Motion pictures
    Photoprints.
    Screenwriters.