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Inventory of the Davey Marlin-Jones Press Kit Collection
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Davey Marlin-Jones (1932-2004) served as the arts critic for the CBS affiliate WTOP/WUSA, Channel 9 in Washington DC, from 1970 to 1987. The collection contains entertainment publicity materials, primarily press kits for motion pictures. The press kits contain information about the motion picture and usually include: a synopsis, background and production information, actor and director biographies, and often photographic still prints from the film.
Davey Marlin-Jones spent his life working in the professional theatre and served in different capacities as magician, actor, playwright, producer, critic, and director. He was the artistic director of Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park and the Washington Theatre Club, and managing director of Equity Library Theatre in New York City. He directed the film adaptation of Lanford Wilson's "The Rimers of Eldritch" and the series "The Greatest Earth on Show."
8 linear feet
Copyright is protected by the copyright law, chapter 17, of the U.S. Code. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections, General Library, University of California, Davis 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 by the researcher.
Collection is open for research.