Monogram Pictures photographs

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Monogram Pictures photographs
Date (inclusive): 1937-1942
Collection number: 1239
Creator: Monogram Pictures
Extent: 14 linear feet of photographs.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Monogram Pictures photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Kathy A. Gould and Paul Antolch, 1991


Monogram Pictures, an American film production and distribution company, was formed in 1930. The Hollywood studio produced and released nearly 1,000 genre films, such as Westerns, serials, horror films, comedy shorts, and melodramas, between 1931 and 1953.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Monogram Pictures photographs span the years 1937-1942 and encompass 14 linear feet. The collection consists of 6,749 items, including original negatives, photographic prints, and copy negatives. Some 127 feature films are represented by scene and off-camera photographs, publicity portraits, and killed shots.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Biography photographs; 2. Motion picture production photographs

Indexing Terms

Monogram Pictures