Finding aid for the Jimmy Lee papers 3336
USC Libraries East Asian Library
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Contributing Institution: USC Libraries East Asian Library
Title: Jimmy Lee papers
Creator: Lee, Jimmy, 1945-
Identifier/Call Number: 3336
Physical Description: 1 Linear Feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1983-2018
Abstract: This small collection contains promotional and press material and two DVDs related to work of Korean-American filmmaker Jimmy Lee (born 1945).
Language of Material: English, Korean.
Advance notice required for access.
Gift of Jimmy Lee, 2018.
Filmmaker Jimmy Lee was born in 1945 in Seoul, South Korea. He immigrated to the United States in 1973 and received a BA from Columbia College of Hollywood. He wrote and directed two feature films Hanging Heart (1983) and Close Call (2004). He has served as president of the Los Angeles Korean Festival Foundation and the Korean Motion Picture Association of America.
[Box/folder no. or item name], [Coll. Title], Collection no. 3336, Korean Heritage Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.
This small collection contains promotional and press material and two DVDs related to work of Korean-American filmmaker Jimmy Lee (born 1945). There are DVDs of his films Hanging Heart (1983) and Close Call (2004), along with press and promotional materials and copies of photographs. There are also booklets for the 44th and 45th Los Angeles Korean Festival (2017-2018).
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Korean Americans -- Archives
Asian Americans in motion pictures -- Archival resources
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Lee, Jimmy, 1945- -- Archives