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  • Scope and Contents
  • Biographical / Historical
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library
    Title: Burt Lancaster script books
    Creator: Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994
    Identifier/Call Number: 2350
    Physical Description: 7.875 Linear Feet 7 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1946-1990
    Abstract: This collection consists of the scripts of American actor and producer Burt Lancaster (1913-1994). These scripts are bound in book form with film stills for over 70 of the films that Lanaster appeared in.
    Language of Material: English.
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    Scope and Contents

    This collection consists of the scripts of American actor and producer Burt Lancaster (1913-1994). These scripts are bound in book form with film stills for over 70 of the films that Lancaster appeared in. His film appearances include "The Crimson Pirate" (1952), "From Here to Eternity" (1953), "Elmer Gantry" (1960) and "Atlantic City" (1980).

    Biographical / Historical

    Burton Lancaster (1913-1994) was an American actor and producer. His first film was "The Killers" (1946), and he continued acting into his 70s until 1990. Lancaster, along with Harold Hecht and James Hill, started the production company Hecht-Hill-Lancaster, making the most of their films in the 1950s. Lancaster won an Oscar for Best Actor in 1961 for "Elmer Gantry."

    Conditions Governing Access

    Advance notice required for access.

    Rights Statement for Archival Description

    Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

    Conditions Governing Use

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library 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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Suzi Lancaster, December 11, 1994.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder no. or item name], Burt Lancaster script books, Collection no. 2350, Cinematic Arts Library, USC Libraries, University of Southern California.

    Processing Information

    This collection is unprocessed.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Scripts
    Books
    Actors -- United States -- 20th century -- Archival resources
    Film stills
    Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Archival resources
    Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994 -- Archives