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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: David Butler papers
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1944
    Collection number: 470
    Creator: Butler, David
    Extent: 1 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    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

    David Butler papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Leslie Linthicum, 2001

    Biography

    David Butler was a former silent screen star and contract studio director who began his directorial career at Fox in 1927. He is most notably known for directing Shirley Temple in four films.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The David Butler papers span the years 1910-1944 and encompass approximately one linear foot. The collection contains scripts, theater programs, photographs, and miscellaneous material.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Butler, David , 1894-1979--Archives.
    directors