Margery Simkin casting notebooks

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Margery Simkin casting notebooks
Date (inclusive): 1985-1995
Collection number: 1350
Creator: Simkin, Margery
Extent: 0.6 linear foot of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Margery Simkin casting notebooks, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Margery Simkin, 2007


Margery Simkin is an American casting director active since the 1980s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Margery Simkin casting notebooks span the years 1985-1995 and encompass less than one linear foot. The collection contains Simkin's working notebooks for three films: FIELD OF DREAMS (1989), TOP GUN (1986), and 12 MONKEYS (1995). The notebooks include callback lists and notes; cast, contact, crew, and staff lists; correspondence; deal memos and contracts; and shooting schedules.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files.

Indexing Terms

Simkin, Margery--Archives.
casting directors