Finding Aid for the Hans Dreier Collection of Motion Picture Set Designs, ca. 1920-1951

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Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
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Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Finding Aid for the Hans Dreier Collection of Motion Picture Set Designs, ca. 1920-1951

Collection number: 2110

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Hans Dreier Collection of Motion Picture Set Designs,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1920-1951
Collection number: 2110
Creator: Dreier, Hans, 1885-1966
Extent: 2 oversize boxes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library.Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Hans Dreier (1885-1966) was a set designer and art director at Famous Players-Lasky-Paramount and eventually became head of Paramount's art department. He received Academy Awards for Frenchmen's Creek (1944), Samson and Delilah (1949), and Sunset Boulevard (1950). The collection consists of photographs of motion picture sets as well as charcoal, watercolor, and pen and ink sketches by Dreier and his staff.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Diane Jergins, 1981.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Hans Dreier Collection of Motion Picture Set Designs (Collection 2110). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA.

Biography

Dreier was born August 21, 1885 in Bremen, Germany; was a student of architecture and a practicing architect in South Africa; he began his film career in 1919 at Universum Film Aktien Gesellschaft (UFA) in Berlin; moved to the U.S. in 1923 to join Famous Players-Lasky-Paramount and eventually became head of Paramount's art department, where he spent the rest of his career; he worked with directors such as Josef von Sternberg, Ernst Lubitsch, Rouben Mamoulian, King Vidor, Billy Wilder, and Cecil B. DeMille; received Academy Awards for Frenchmen's Creek (1944), Samson and Delilah (1949), and Sunset Boulevard (1950); retired, 1951; died in 1966.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of materials related to Dreier's career as a set designer and art director. Includes photographs of motion picture sets as well as charcoal, watercolor, and pen and ink sketches by Dreier and his staff.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Dreier, Hans, 1885-1966--Archives.
Motion picture art directors--Designs--United States--Archival resources.
Motion pictures--Setting and scenery--United States--Archival resources.
Drawings.
Renderings.


Container List

Box 1

Abie's Irish Rose. 1928.

Creator/Collector: Directors: Victor Fleming and Jules Furthman.
Box 1

Sketch: Y.M.C.A. in France, Interior, October 19, 1927.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.4 × 37.4 cm.).
Box 2

Anybody's Woman. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Dorothy Arzner.
Box 2

Sketch: Bedroom in Vanning's country home, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.1)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Mirna's [?] New York apartment, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.1)" group.
Box 1

Barbed Wire. 1927.

Creator/Collector: Director: Rowland V. Lee.
Box 1

Sketch: Farmhouse kitchen - with detail, Interior, September 15, 1926.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.3 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 2

The Benson Murder Case. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Frank Tuttle.
Box 2

Sketch: Reception area to Benson's office, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 36.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Signed Jaffe.

Note

Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Vance's apartment library, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Pencil, 57 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

[Library with fireplace, divan, curtained door].

Note

Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 2

Betrayal. 1929.

Creator/Collector: Director: Lewis Milestone.
Creator/Collector: Producer: Emil Jannings.

Note

Last film Emil Jannings did before returning to Germany with Gary Cooper.
Box 2

Sketch: Parent's bedroom - Room A (743-4), n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.4)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Children's bedroom - Room B, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.1 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.4)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Hospital room, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 41.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Hospital corridor, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.4 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 1

Blonde or Brunette. 1927.

Creator/Collector: Director: Richard Rosson.
Box 1

Sketch: Bedroom, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: French railroad station, Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: Includes matching still.
Box 1

Sketch: Henri's apartment - upper hall, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.9 cm.).
Box 1

The Canary Murder Case. 1928-1929.

Creator/Collector: Director: Malcolm St. Clair.

Scope and Content Note

Note: Silent version. Reshot as talkie by Frank Tuttle in 1929.
Box 1

Sketch: Night Club stage setting, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

30 × 40 dimension.
Box 1

Evening Clothes. 1927.

Creator/Collector: Director: Luther Reed.
Box 1

Sketch: Addition to Interior Castle hall, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.4 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Fashions in Love / The Concert. 1929.

Creator/Collector: Director: Victor Schertzinger.
Box 1

Sketch: Maxim's roof garden, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.4 × 28.7 cm.).
Box 1

Finn and Hattie / Haddocks. 1931.

Creator/Collector: Directors: Norman Taurog in collaboration with [Norman Z.] McLeod.
Box 1

Sketch: French café, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 1

Hotel Imperial. 1927.

Creator/Collector: Director: Maurice [Mauritz] Stiller.
Box 1

Sketch: Square in Galician town, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink on buff tracing/tissue, 40 × 30.6 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Street in Galician town, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.4 × 36.4 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Hotel dining room, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: 2 small sketches on verso.
Box 1

Sketch: Entrance to town (Russian guard house), Exterior, June 24, 1926.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Opening sketch - road, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: All by Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Dining room, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: With plan.
Box 1 & 2

Ladies Love Brutes. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Rowland V. Lee.
Box 1

Sketch: Taylor's shop, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: Compound side gate (on stage), Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.3)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Howell's house, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57 × 36 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.3)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Howell nursery (set #3), Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.3)" group.
Box 1

Love Parade. 1929.

Creator/Collector: Director: Ernst Lubitsch.
Box 1

Sketch: Sightseeing bus, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.4 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 2

The Magnificent Lie. 1931.

Creator/Collector: Directors: Berthold Viertel in collaboration with Chatterton.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.5)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Hotel from cafe, Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (56.3 × 36 cm.).
Box 1

Manhattan Cocktail / Soubrette. 1928.

Creator/Collector: Director: Dorothy Arzner.
Box 1

Sketch: Small dressing room, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 36.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Lower hall and stairs, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 35.8 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Upper hall and stairs, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Ida's room II, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Stage entrance, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.4 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: [List of sets needed on verso].
Box 1

Padlocked. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Director: Allan Dwan.
Box 1

Sketch: Cabaret, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Pencil, 36.2 × 28.7 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Ground floor plan on rear side!
Box 1

Sketch: Gilbert's house, Exterior, January 23, 1926.

Physical Description: (Pencil, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Paramount on Parade / Paramount Review. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Directors: Various.
Box 1

Sketch: Harbor café, Marseilles [Chevalier seq.], n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1 & 2

The Patriot. 1928.

Creator/Collector: Director: Ernst Lubitsch.
Box 1

Sketch: Room next to dining room, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Anteroom - small dining room, Interior, January 26, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Anteroom to dining room, Interior, January 24, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Prison cell, Interior, January 4, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Paklen's dressing room, Interior, December 12, 1927.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: Street with open sleigh, Exterior, January 23, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal on tissue, 53 × 37.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Some notes in blue pencil - "OK Jaffe".

Note

Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Entryway - with square column, Interior, December 10, 1927.

Physical Description: (Ink, 57.3 × 36.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: OK Lubitsch, OK Jaffe. Details include large center column, pairs of double doors.

Note

Previously part of "Unidentified - Various Productions" group.
Box 1

The Playboy of Paris / The Little Café. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Ludwig Berger.
Box 1

Sketch: Café kitchen, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: Includes still.
Box 1

Sketch: Skating rink vestibule, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.1 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Café wine cellar, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: Attributed to F. Bachlein.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Note: Includes still.
Box 1

The Rainmaker / Who is your Friend / [or Redhead (?)]. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Director: Clarence Badger.
Box 1

Sketch: Country church, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: Inked by Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: Charcoal and ink, 57.5 × 36.4 cm.).
Box 2

Return Of Dr. Fu Manchu 1930

Creator/Collector: Rowland V. Lee.
Box 2

Sketch: Passageway downstairs Singapore Charlie's, Interior, February 22, 1929.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.3)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Passageway upstairs Singapore Charlie's, Interior, February 22, 1929.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.3)" group.
Box 1

Sarah and Son. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Dorothy Arzner.
Box 1

Sketch: Vienna vision - bedroom, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.4 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sea Horses. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Director: Allan Dwan.
Box 1

Sketch: Interior Salvia's home (592-SET-2), n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Song of Songs. 1929.

Creator/Collector: Director: Rouben Mamoulian.
Box 1

Sketch: Castle, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 50.7 × 38 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Castle gates, Exterior, (#2A),n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 50.7 × 38 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

[Figure peering through gates].
Box 1

Sketch: Castle courtyard, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 50.7 × 37.8 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Castle gates, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 50.5 × 38 cm.).
Box 1

The Street of Sin / Salvation Army Picture. 1928.

Creator/Collector: Directors: Mauritz Stiller and Josef von Sternberg.
Box 1

Sketch: Public house, Interior. Set 1, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Stool pidgeon's hallway, Interior, June 22, 1927.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Stool pidgeon's room, Interior, February 22, 1927.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Public house, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Lodging house, Interior, later S.A. quarters, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Harmony road I, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Harmony road II, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.1 × 36 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Harmony road III, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Basement, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.5 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: 1500 budget.
Box 1

Sketch: Upper hall S.A. quarters, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: 1200 budget.
Box 1

The Way to Love. 1933.

Creator/Collector: Director: Norman Taurog.
Box 1

Sketch: Rooftops [night scene], Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Black and white photograph, 29.9 × 22.2 cm. - Mount: 50.8 × 38 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Paris rooftops [night scene], Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Black and white photograph, 29.2 × 22.8 cm. - Mount: 50.8 × 38.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Rooftops [daylight scene] - B [no #s], Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Black and white photograph, 30 × 22 cm. - Mount: 50.8 × 38.2 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Rooftop [daylight scene], Exterior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Black and white photograph, 30.2 × 22.4 cm. - Mount: 50.8 × 38.2 cm.).
Box 1

Whirlwind of Youth / Soundings. 1927.

Creator/Collector: Director: Rowland V. Lee.
Box 1

Sketch: English cottage, Interior, January 19, 1927.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 26.5 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: English cottage bedroom, Interior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

The Woman from Moscow / Fedora. 1928.

Creator/Collector: Director: Ludwig Berger.
Box 1

Sketch: Russian room, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Fedora's house and street, Exterior, April 30, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.3 × 36.5 cm.).
Box 1

Sketch: Fedora's apartment anteroom, Interior, April 23, 1928.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 1

You Never Know Women / Love the Magician. 1926.

Creator/Collector: Director: William Wellman.
Box 1

Sketch: Theatre lobby, Interior, April 12, 1926.

Physical Description: (Charcoal and ink, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).
Box 2

The Vagabond King. 1930.

Creator/Collector: Director: Ludwig Berger.

Note

First talkie. All Technicolor.
Box 1

Sketch: Burgundian camp, Exterior, n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior astrologer's tower in garden.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Castle portal.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior chruch last act (770-36).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior royal pew. Cathedral.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal watercolor, 36.2 × 28.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.

Scope and Content Note

With note: cath. in profile.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior cathedral side chapel.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: [Cathedral rooftop].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.8 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Villon jumps out here corner (end) of roof here visible.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior Notre Dame and wall.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior city gates on church square.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: (235' from church platf).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Castle corridor. II and III door.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Castle corridor. I door.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Catherine's window (770-21).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Street-moving shot. Catherine-Villon II.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Side portal of castle.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior climb wall. Castle gardens.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Throneroom (no.9).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Throneroom. reverse. reduced solution.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.3 × 36.5 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

B. 770-15.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior church. Sound stage (A).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.3 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Astrologer's tower. Garden entrance.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Arch of roses.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 36.2 × 28.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Astrologer's tower A/B.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 36.3 × 57.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Tibault's room.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal/watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Gallery no.5 (770-3).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Bedroom no.3.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Anteroom no.6 (770-3).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.4 × 36.5 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Catherine. C./Throne room. no.9 (D).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 28.7 × 36 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: build reverse.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior tavern. side angle.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: First on silent stage then moved to sound stage.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior cathedral. Villon's entrance, July 30, 1929.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior palace].

Physical Description:
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior cathedral], July 30, 1929.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, a57 × 36.5 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: OK Sheahy.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior tavern.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: sound stage.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: [Street scene].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (57 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Right foreground: fountain; night scene.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Exterior tavern (770-20).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Street fight. Cat. and Villon I, July 30, 1929.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Sound stage / ok Sheahy.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Dialogue street. Cathedral and Villon II, July 30, 1929.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Revamp of opening st. / sound stage / ok Sheahy.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Rosegarden (no.7A).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Gates / green lawn / monk's cloth, cut grass on top / silent stage.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Streets of Paris. I.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Execution place.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Execution procession / shadow wall.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: on stage 10.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Prison (no.2).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.4 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: sound stage.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: [Rosegarden] (no.7B).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: rotten stone (decayed) / Silent stage.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Streets of Paris (2).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: [Street scene].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.1 × 36.5 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: sound stage. Left: grilled window; right: stairway; night scene.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Sketch: Arch of roses.

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal and watercolor, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Ruins / use old rose garden set as background / broken / ruins.

Note

Note: Previously part of "Unidentified (no.6)" group.
Box 2

Unidentified - Various Productions.

Box 2

Unidentified (no.2). n.d.

Creator/Collector: Directors: [E.H.?] Griffith in collaboration with [Richard] Rosson.

Note

Note: Possibly Afraid to Love or Blonde or Brunette or Ritzy.
Box 2

Sketch: Main salon of houseboat, Interior, n.d.

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.4 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 2

Unidentified (no.3). n.d.

Creator/Collector: Director: Rowland V. Lee.
Box 2

Sketch: Interior cafe, n.d.

Creator/Collector: Attributed to Franz Bachlein.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.1 × 36.2 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior sitting room] With chaise, divan, banquette.

Physical Description: Pencil, 57.3 × 36.3 cm.
Box 2

Sketch: [Stable and horse].

Physical Description: (Charcoal, 51 × 28 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: [Throne room].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Pencil, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Figures of guards and lady in waiting to left of throne.
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior theatre or club].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Right: stage with female figure; foreground: table and chairs; background: private boxes.
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior room].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Pencil, 57.3 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Lightly sketched figure next to center fireplace with ornate mantle.
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior room].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (36.7 × 28.9 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Low ceiling, expressionistic style, shabby decor. Dreier's name blocked out in lower right corner.
Box 2

Sketch: [Interior living room].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Pencil, 57.5 × 36.3 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

With note: Tudor or Italian sunken - terraced.
Box 2

Sketch: [Exterior cafe - day scene].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal on tissue, 34.7 × 26.5 cm.).
Box 2

Sketch: [Exterior entry to cottage - nignt scene].

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Charcoal, 48 × 37.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Signature lower right: Jaffe?.
Box 2

Sketch: Doors (DD.31).

Creator/Collector: By Hans Dreier.
Physical Description: (Pencil, 57.2 × 36.2 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

[Interior pairs of double doors opening onto balcony].
Box 2

Works by Others.

Box 2

Sketch: Ombres - joie - musique, 1933.

Physical Description: (Print, 37.5 × 28 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

Inscribed To Hans Dreier / Jean [illegible] / 1933.
Box 2

Sketch: [Couple seated on deck of ferry], n.d.

Creator/Collector: By Nicholson Emrich.
Physical Description: (Gouache, 42.5 × 31.5 cm.).

Scope and Content Note

City skyline in background.