Phil Alden Robinson scripts

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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

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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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