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Finding Aid for the Dick Dickson motion picture scripts , 1930-1940
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Description
During the 1930s Dickson Dickson was a movie producer. The collection consists of 18 scripts related to Dickson's career, including Man from Bar-20 and Sons of the Pioneers from the Hopalong Cassidy series.
Background
Dick Dickson was born in 1897. He started his "movie business" career in Fort Dodge, Iowa. He took tickets, swept the floors, and rewound films in a silent movie house. He was a machine gunner in France during World War I. After the war he began working for Paramount in Des Moines, Iowa. By 1929, he and a partner owned thirty-three movie houses, which they sold one month prior to the stock market crash.
Extent
3 boxes (1.25 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections. 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
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library, Performing Arts Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.