Paramount Pictures press sheets

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Paramount Pictures press sheets
Date (inclusive): 1920-1965
Collection number: 217
Creator: Paramount Pictures, Inc.
Extent: 5.5 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Paramount Pictures press sheets, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Paramount Pictures, 1969; Universal (material on loan), 1982 and purchase from Paul E. Gierucki, 2014


Paramount Pictures is an American film production and distribution company. The studio is located in Hollywood, California.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Paramount Pictures press sheets span the years 1920-1965 and encompass 5.5 linear feet. The collection contains 42 bound volumes of printed press sheets prepared and issued by the Publicity Department of the studio for use by exhibitors in advertising Paramount's films in their theaters. The volumes are dated 1920 and 1926-1965. There are no pressbooks covering the releases of January 1921 to July 1926.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Paramount Pictures, Inc.
studio records