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United Artists Corporation photographs
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: United Artists Corporation photographs
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1981
    Collection number: 1106
    Creator: United Artists Corporation
    Extent: 210 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

    United Artists Corporation photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of MGM/UA, 1981


    The United Artists Corporation was founded in 1919 by Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks as an independent releasing company, for the distribution of the productions of its four co-founders. United Artists merged with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1981.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The United Artists Corporation photographs span the years 1950-1981. The collection consists of negatives, photographs, still books, and proof books. The collection is arranged alphabetically by title of production.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Motion picture production photographs

    Indexing Terms

    United Artists Corporation