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Academy photographs collection
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This collection includes publicity stills and other photographs, slides, and stills for the marketing of motion pictures and theatre productions from the 1910s through the 1990s, from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Beverly Hills location.
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences was founded in 1927 as an organization to innovate within the motion picture industry. Its original 36 members included production executives and film luminaries of the time, brought together by Louis B. Mayer. Members represent the many professional areas of the motion picture industry are organized into 17 branches – Actors, Casting Directors, Cinematographers, Costume Designers, Directors, Documentary, Executives, Film Editors, Makeup Artists and Hairstylists, Marketing and Public Relations, Music, Producers, Production Design, Short Films and Feature Animation, Sound, Visual Effects and Writers.
247.5 Linear Feet 220 boxes
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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