Finding Aid for the Joe Pasternak papers 2232

Sarah Jardini for History Associates Incorporated
USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
2022 January
Doheny Memorial Library G4
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California 90089-0185
ctlibarc@usc.edu


Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
Title: Joe Pasternak papers
Creator: Pasternak, Joe, 1901-1991
Identifier/Call Number: 2232
Physical Description: 53.15 Linear Feet 30 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1931-1966
Abstract: Joe Pasternak (1901-1991) was a Hungarian born American film producer who worked with Universal Pictures, MGM, and Twentieth Century Fox. This collection includes scripts, photographs, film reels, production files, awards, and vinyl records.
Language of Material: English.

Scope and Contents

Joe Pasternak (1901-1991) was a Hungarian born American film producer who worked with Universal Pictures, MGM, and Twentieth Century Fox. This collection includes scripts, photographs, film reels, production files, awards, and vinyl records.
There are approximately 67 screenplays including "100 Men and a Girl" (1937). "Destry Rides Again" (1939), "Song of Russia" (1943), "Anchors Aweigh" (1945), "The Great Caruso" (1951), "The Merry Widow" (1952), "Please Don't Eat the Daisies" (1960), and "Jumbo" (1962).
8 additional boxes are present at Crozier.

Biographical / Historical

Joe Pasternak (1901-1991) was a Hungarian born American film producer who worked with Universal Pictures, MGM, and Twentieth Century Fox.

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at cin@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joe Pasternak, December 15, 1970.

Preferred Citation

[Box/folder no. or item name], Joe Pasternak papers, Collection no. 2232, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Nitrate film materials are present and require special permission to access.

Separated Materials

9 additional boxes are housed at the Crozier building.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Motion picture producers and directors -- Archival resources
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Los Angeles -- Archival resources
Pasternak, Joe, 1901-1991 -- Archives
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation

Box 1, Box 2, Box 3, Box 4, Box 5, Box 6, Box 7, Box 8, Box 9, Box 10, Box 11, Box 12, Box 13, Box 14, Box 15, Box 16, Box 17, Box 18, Box 19, Box 20, Box 21, Box 22, Box 23, Box 24, Box 25, Box 26, Box 27, Box 28, Box 29, Box 30

Unprocessed materials