United Artists Corporation photographs

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

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


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Publication rights

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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