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Palmer Photoplay Corp. synopses
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Description
The Palmer Photoplay Corp. synopses span the years 1921-1922 and encompass 2 linear feet. The collection contains synopses generated by the Palmer Story Service.
Background
The Palmer Photoplay Corp., active in the late 1910s through the early 1920s, was formed by Frederick Palmer as a clearinghouse for story materials to be considered for film production and to offer extensive courses, by mail, in screenwriting. The company, located in Los Angeles, operated the Palmer Story Service aimed at the scenario departments of the studios. The service synopsized the contents of all weekly and monthly magazines published in the U.S. of new novels and stage plays and of "worthy" original stories submitted to the Palmer Photoplay Corp.
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.