Marlon Brando material on ONE-EYED JACKS

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Marlon Brando material on ONE-EYED JACKS
Date (inclusive): 1957-1961
Collection number: 1074
Creator: Brando, Marlon
Extent: 1.3 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Marlon Brando material on ONE-EYED JACKS, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Anomymous gift, 2005


Marlon Brando was an American actor active in film from 1950 to 2001. ONE-EYED JACKS is an American feature film directed by Brando and released by Paramount Pictures in 1961. It represents Brando's sole directorial effort. Brando's eight Academy Award nominations in the acting category include a statuette for best actor for ON THE WATERFRONT (1954).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Marlon Brando material on ONE-EYED JACKS spans the years 1957-1961 and encompasses 1.3 linear feet. The collection consists of script material; production material, including production-related correspondence; and handwritten notes. Of interest are numerous handwritten notes by Brando on the script, editing, and other areas of production. The material was the personal property of Marlon Brando. There is some preliminary script material for BURST OF VERMILLION, an unproduced Pennebaker production.


Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced.

Indexing Terms

Brando, Marlon , 1924-2004--Archives.