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Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer set rental and location weather records
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Description
The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer set rental and location weather records span the years circa 1940s-early 1970s and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection consists of correspondence related to the rental of sets and MGM's back lot number 3 by other studios and production companies, including Columbia, Harold Lloyd, Paramount, RKO, Republic, Hal Roach, Selznick, 20th Century-Fox, United Artists, Universal, and Warner Bros. In addition, there are interoffice memos related to the rental of MGM sets. Concerning weather, there are National Weather Institute forms with the motion picture weather outlook related to MGM studio filming on location across the U.S., circa 1960s. Also, there are additional weather surveys.
Background
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was an American motion picture production company formed in 1924. The studio was located in Culver City, California.
Extent
2 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.