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

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: B. J. Bjorkman papers
    Date (inclusive): 1984-1996
    Collection number: 371
    Creator: Bjorkman, B. J.
    Extent: 5.6 linear feet of papers.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection


    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

    B. J. Bjorkman papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of B. J. Bjorkman, 1995


    B. J. Bjorkman was an American script supervisor. She began her career in television in the mid-1950s, was involved with industrial and documentary films in the early 1960s, and worked in feature films from the mid-1960s to mid-1990s.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The B. J. Bjorkman papers span the years 1984-1996 and encompass 5.6 linear feet. The collection consists of annotated shooting scripts, continuity photographs, storyboards, and production notes. Nearly a dozen films are represented, titles include BILOXI BLUES (1988), A CHORUS LINE (1985), EDDIE (1996), JADE (1995), SCHOOL TIES (1992), and THE SECRET OF MY SUCCESS (1987). In addition to Bjorkman's voluminous script notes, there are also handwritten notes by Bjorkman with background details on the productions.


    Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files

    Indexing Terms

    Bjorkman, B. J.--Archives.
    script supervisors