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Movietime U.S.A. collection
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Movietime U.S.A. collection
    Date (inclusive): 1950-1953
    Collection number: 90
    Creator: Movietime U.S.A.
    Extent: 2 linear feet of papers.
    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

    Movietime U.S.A. collection, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mrs. Robert Hardy Andrews, 1969


    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.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    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.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Subject files.

    Indexing Terms

    Movietime U.S.A.
    organization records
    public relations