Finding Aid for the Collection of Motion Picture Scripts, 1921-[ongoing]

Processed by Arts Special Collections staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library Special Collections
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Collection of Motion Picture Scripts
Date (inclusive): 1921-[ongoing]
Collection number: PASC 73
Extent: 1,100 boxes (500 linear ft.)
Abstract: The collection consists of motion picture scripts dating from ca. 1921 to the present.
Language: Finding aid is written in English.
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

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.

Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Collection of Motion Picture Scripts (Collection Number PASC 73). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of motion picture scripts dating from ca. 1921 to the present. This collection is primarily American film scripts of mixed genres which were produced by various companies including Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox, MGM, Paramount, RKO Universal, United Artists, and Warner Brothers. Includes some scripts annotated by the writers.

Indexing Terms

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

Subjects

Motion Picture Plays

Genres and Forms of Material

Film scripts
Screenplays

Scripts