Finding Aid for the Lorena Parlee Collection 1970 - 1996

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Lorena Parlee Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1970 - 1996
Collection number: 85
Creator: Parlee, Lorena 1945-2006
Extent: .5 linear feet
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1490
Abstract: This is a small collection donated by Lorena Parlee's mother to the Center in 2007. It consists of LP records, color slides and papers related to her films, Mexico and Break of Dawn.
Physical location: Materials currently housed at the UCLA CSRC library archive
Language of Material: Collection materials in English, Spanish

Access

Collection is open for research.To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the CSRC at http://www.chicano.ucla.edu/

Publication Rights

For students and faculty researchers of UCLA, all others by permission only. Copyright has not been assigned to the Chicano Studies Research Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Archivist and/or the Librarian at the Chicano Studies Research Center Library. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained. [

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Lorena Parlee Collection, 85, Chicano Studies Research Center, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

Documentary filmmaker Lorena Parlee died Aug. 18 after an extended illness. She was 61. Parlee was producer, director, and co-writer of the feature-length IMAX film "Mexico," an award-winner at San Jose's Cinequest Maverick Film Festival. Before working in film, Dr. Parlee was a Professor of Mexican and Chicano History at the University of California's Santa Barbara and Irvine campuses and press secretary to Cesar Chavez. In 1986 she produced, directed, and wrote "The Wrath of Grapes," an advocacy video for the United Farm Workers of America. She co-produced "Concerto for the Earth," a large-format Showscan 3D film, which was shown at the 1992 World's Fair Environmental Pavilion in Seville, Spain. Parlee was president of Sol Films, a 70mm large-format production company and of Reel View Productions, an archival and stock film research company for documentaries, feature films and commercials. At the time of her death she was a editing a feature length film about Chavez.

Related Material

Please the The Pedro Gonzalez Collection and the Isaac Artenstein Collection

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Lorena Parlee
Mexico
Pedro J. Gonzalez


Container List

 

Series 1. Papers

Box 1, Folder 1

Lorena Parlee Collection n.d. and 1996,1998

Physical Description: photocopied clippings and press releases

Scope and Content Note



Camera embraces art in IMAX movie saluting Mexico

Los Angeles Daily Bulletin

21 Sept. 1998



Lorena Parlee Puts Mexico's History On The Big Big Screen

by Cristina Prado

Mexico City Times

23 March 1996



8p.t.ms.

The Making of Mexico

plus related 2p. t.ms
 

Series 2. Slides

Box 1, Folder 2

Lorena Parlee Collection 1985

Physical Description: Photographic material

Scope and Content Note



35 slides,Pedro Gonzalez with a Mural

incl. draft of correspondence

1 p. t.l.

from [Lorena Parlee]

to Chavez, Cesar

n.d.

San Diego,CA.

(this letter appears not to have been sent.)
Box 1, Folder 3

Lorena Parlee Collection 1981 and 1985

Physical Description: Photographic material

Scope and Content Note



35mm color slides of Pedro Gonzalez at UFW



35mm slides of filming Balad of An Unsung Hero
 

Series 3. DVD

Box 1, Folder 4

Lorena Parlee Collection 1995 and 1998

Physical Description: feature film

Scope and Content Note



Mexico DVD plus related production stills
 

Series 4. LP records

Box 1, Folder 5

Lorena Parlee Collection [ca.1980]

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Huelga en General

Songs of the United Farm Workers

by El Teatro Campesino
Box 1, Folder 6

Lorena Parlee Collection 1982

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Joan Manuel Serrat

dedicado a Antonio Machado Poeta
Box 1, Folder 7

Lorena Parlee Collection 1968-1980 and 1983

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Leon Chavez Teixeiro Canciones

Note

this includes a.m. note on verso
Box 1, Folder 8

Lorena Parlee Collection n.d.

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Las ultimas composiciones de Violeta Parra
Box 1, Folder 9

Lorena Parlee Collection n.d.

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Los 2 Angeles del Tango

Angel D Agostino-Angel Vargas
Box 1, Folder 10

Lorena Parlee Collection 1959

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Miles Davis Sketches of Spain

arranged and conducted by Gil Evans
Box 1, Folder 11

Lorena Parlee Collection 1977

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Pixinguinha/70

concerto comemorativo do 70 aniversario de mestre Pizinguin

ao vivo 18 maio 1968

teatro municipal
Box 1, Folder 12

Lorena Parlee Collection 1999

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Silvio Rodriguez

dias y flores
Box 1, Folder 13

Lorena Parlee Collection n.d.

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Una historia de la musica de la frontera

Texas-Mexican Border Music Vol. 2

Corridos

Part 1 1930-1934

includes the orignial recording of Corrido de Gregorio Cortez
Box 1, Folder 14

Lorena Parlee Collection 1980

Physical Description: audio materials

Scope and Content Note



Viva Brasil