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United Artists Corporation publicity department miscellany
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Description
The United Artists Corporation publicity department miscellany spans the years 1956-1969 and encompasses 2 linear feet. The collection contains publicity files for more than 100 films. The bulk of the material concerns film premieres and special screenings, with some pressbook elements, exploitation strategies, and information on press junkets. In addition, there is general publicity material and interoffice communications. Mike Hutner, John Leo, and Mort Nathanson are among the publicity directors that generated the material.
Background
The United Artists Corporation was founded in 1919 by Charlie Chaplin, D. W. Griffith, Mary Pickford, and Douglas Fairbanks as an independent releasing company, initially for the distribution of the productions of its four co-founders.
Extent
2 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
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.
Availability
Available by appointment only.