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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Phil Alden Robinson scripts
    Date (inclusive): 1979-2001
    Date (bulk): 1980s
    Collection number: 1557
    Creator: Robinson, Phil Alden
    Extent: 7 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

    Phil Alden Robinson scripts, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Phil Alden Robinson, 2010


    Phil Alden Robinson is an American screenwriter and film director active in film since 1984.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Phil Alden Robinson scripts span the years 1979-2001 (bulk 1980s) and encompass 7 linear feet. The collection contains numerous script drafts and some working notes for Robinson's feature film work, both credited and uncredited. The collection includes films directed by Robinson, as well as Carl Reiner, Michael Ritchie, Sydney Poitier, and Ivan Reitman. Eleven films are represented, including FIELD OF DREAMS (1989), KINDERGARTEN COP (1990), SNEAKERS (1992), and WILDCATS (1986).


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files.

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