Christopher C. Carson Collection of Film Screenplays

Clay Stalls, Mario Ballardo, Ben Imperato
William H. Hannon Library
Loyola Marymount University
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Christopher C. Carson Collection of Film Screenplays

Collection number: MS120

William H. Hannon Library

Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, California
Processed by:
Clay Stalls, Mario Gallardo, Ben Imperato
Date Completed:
October 2015
Encoded by:
Mario Gallardo and Clay Stalls
© 2015 Loyola Marymount University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Christopher C. Carson Collection of Film Screenplays
Dates: 1973-1998
Collection number: MS120
Creator: Carson, Christopher C.
Collection Size: 2 archival document boxes (1 linear foot)
Repository: Loyola Marymount University. Library. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90045-2659
Abstract: This collection consists of screenplays from film, mostly from the 1980s and 1990s.
Physical location: Section H, Aisle 67, Row B, Bay 1, Shelf 6
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open to research under the terms of use of the Department of Archives and Special Collections, Loyola Marymount University.

Publication Rights

Materials in the Department of Archives and Special Collections may be subject to copyright. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, Loyola Marymount University does not claim ownership of the copyright of any materials in its collections. The user or publisher must secure permission to publish from the copyright owner. Loyola Marymount University does not assume any responsibility for infringement of copyright or of publication rights held by the original author or artists or his/her heirs, assigns, or executors.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Box and Folder number, Christopher C. Carson Collection of Film Screenplays, MS120, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library, Loyola Marymount University.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Christopher C. Carson (2011). Accession number: 2015.20

Biography

Christopher C. Carson is an alumnus of Loyola Marymount University (class of 1991) and film producer. His production company is Reverie Productions.

Collection Description

This collection consists of fifteen screenplays, some original, others photocopies. They include such classics as "Star Wars," "Saving Private Ryan," and "Chinatown." Important screenwriters include Robert Towne, Paddy Chayefsky, and Orson Welles.

Arrangement

There was no original arrangement to the collection, which is now arranged by folder title in the box and folder list.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Carson, Christopher C.
Motion picture plays
Screenwriters
Moton Pictures -- American


Box and Folder List

box:folder  1:1

"Grays." Screenwriter: Freeman Burchett and Andrea Morgan. 1993

box:folder  1:2

"Natural Born Killers." Screenwriter: Quentin Tarantino. 1991

box:folder  1:3

"Terminator" (Third Draft). Screenwriter: James Cameron and Gale Anne Hurd. 1983

box:folder  1:4

"Kiev Calling." Screenwriter: Richard J. Holland. Undated

box:folder  1:5

"Saving Private Ryan" (Early draft). Screenwriter: Robert Roday. Undated

box:folder  1:6

"Go." Screenwriter: John August. 1998

box:folder  1:7

"Altered States." Screenwriter: Paddy Chayefesky. 1978

box:folder  1:8

"Altered States." Screenwriter: Paddy Chayefesky. 1978

box:folder  2:1

"Seven." Screenwriter: Andrew Kevin Walker. 1994

box:folder  2:2

"Kiev Calling." Screenwriter: Richard J. Holland. Undated

box:folder  2:3

"Chinatown" (Third draft). Screenwriter: Robert Towne. 1973

box:folder  2:4

"Psycho." Screenwriter: Joseph Stefano (Based on the novel by Robert Bloch). 1959

box:folder  2:5

"The Abyss" (Director's Revision). Screenwriter: James Cameron. 1988

box:folder  2:6

"Citizen Kane." Screenwriter: Orson Welles. 1940

box:folder  2:7

"STAR WARS" (Saga I, the Adventures of Luke Starkiller as taken from the "Journal of the Whillis"). Screenwriter: George Lucas. 1976