Finding Aid for the Sam Wood Production Stills and Photographs PASC.0187

Finding aid prepared by Jasmine Larkin, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 10.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Sam Wood production stills and photographs
Creator: Wood , Samuel Grosvenor
source: Hayes, Barbara Jean
Identifier/Call Number: PASC.0187
Physical Description: 1.25 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Date (inclusive): circa 1920-1930
Physical Location: Stored off-site. All requests to access special collections material must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.
Language of Material: English .

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. All requests to access special collections materials must be made in advance using the request button located on this page.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Jean Hayes, 1982.

Biographical / Historical

Samuel Grosvenor Wood was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 18, 1883; started his motion picture career acting (1908) under the name Chad Applegate and in 1915 became an asst. director to Cecile B. De Mille; he directed a number of Gloria Swanson films at Paramount in the early 1920s and moved to MGM in the 1930s; he directed films such as The Marx Brother's A night at the opera, Goodbye Mr. Chips, For whom the bell tolls, and Pride of the Yankees; he was president of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals and testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947; he died September 22, 1949.

UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4234027 

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Sam Wood production stills and photographs (Collection 187). UCLA Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of movie stills and personal photographs related to the life and career of Sam Wood. Includes autographed photographs.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Property rights to the physical objects belong to UCLA Library Special Collections. All other rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Hayes, Barbara Jean