The Movietime U.S.A. collection spans the years 1950-1953 and encompasses 2 linear feet. The
collection consists of public relations project files containing clippings, publicity releases, and
correspondence. The files once belonged to Lou Smith, COMPO's Hollywood executive secretary.
Movietime U.S.A. was an American film public relations organization sponsored by the Council of Motion
Picture Organizations (COMPO) "to bring the story of Hollywood to the 'grass roots' of America." The
organization, active from 1951 to 1953, produced regional tours.
2 linear feet of papers.
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