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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Tom Jung papers
    Date (inclusive): circa 1960s-2005
    Date (bulk): 1998-2005
    Collection number: 1333
    Creator: Jung, Tom
    Extent: 10 linear feet of papers. 3.5 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Tom Jung papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Tom Jung, 2006-2013


    Tom Jung is an American film poster designer and storyboard artist of Chinese descent. Born in Boston, his career began in New York where he worked in advertising as an illustrator and art director. In 1958 he began to work on ad campaigns for foreign films aimed at American audiences. During the 1960s and 1970s he designed posters in Hollywood. The one-sheet poster for STAR WARS (1977) is among his notable work. Since the late 1990s he has worked extensively as a storyboard artist.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Tom Jung papers span the years circa 1960s-2005 (bulk 1998-2005) and encompass approximately 13 linear feet. The collection primarily documents Jung's work as a storyboard artist. The collection contains material for dozens of films and includes annotated scripts, storyboards, and some photographs. COLLATERAL DAMAGE (2002), HERBIE: FULLY LOADED (2005), and STARSKY & HUTCH (2004) are among the films particularly well represented by storyboards. There is one oversize box with artwork and key art for posters. The photograph series consists of prints, contact sheets, and slides of scene, publicity portrait, and key art photographs.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Photographs

    Indexing Terms

    Jung, Tom--Archives.
    poster designers
    storyboard artists