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Republic Pictures Corporation records
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Description
Republic Pictures Corporation was created in 1935 by merging four minor studios. The studio produced mostly westerns in assembly-line fashion, and occasionally produced a major motion picture under direction of Raoul Walsh, John Ford, or Orson Welles. The collection consists of shooting and continuity scripts for approximately 2000 titles.
Background
Republic Pictures Corporation was created in 1935; formed by Herbert J. Yates, owner of a film laboratory, by merging four minor studios; created B movies, producing mostly westerns, in assembly-line fashion; occasionally produced a major motion picture under direction of Raoul Walsh, John Ford, or Orson Welles; as B movies were eliminated in the 1950s, Republic abandoned film production in favor of television programming; Yates retired in 1959.
Extent
69.5 Linear Feet (139 boxes)
Restrictions
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Availability
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