Guide to the The Incredible Mr. Limpet Production Material Collection

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Guide to the The Incredible Mr. Limpet Production Material Collection 1960/1964

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: The Incredible Mr. Limpet Production Material Collection
Dates: 1960-1964
Identification: MS-0131
Physical Description: 13.75 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
Phone: 619-594-6791

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Video Recordings

Topical Term:

Incredible Mr. Limpet (Motion picture)

Administrative Information



Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, The Incredible Mr. Limpet Production Material Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Scope and Contents

This collection includes pre- and post-production materials for the film The Incredible Mr. Limpet (WA. 1964), including treatments, outlines, synopsis, screenplay, business correspondence, agreements, contracts, research material, Navy material, publicity, and sneak preview information. Included also are 3 reels of 35-mm film of The Incredible Mr. Limpet.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Pre-production research, synopsis, contracts, credits, cast and crew

Box 2, Folder 1

Pre-production notes

Box 3, Folder 1

Animation information and roughs, story boards

Box 4, Folder 1

Production notes, publicity, advertising, artwork

Box 5, Folder 1

Publicity, promotion, and exploitation

Box 6, Folder 1

Post-production notes, final editing, budget, George Muchnik correspondence (legal), contracts

Box 7, Folder 1


Box 8, Folder 1

Scripts, Academy Players Directory

Box 9, Folder 1

Binders one through five: Story, sketches, models, backgrounds

Box 10, Folder 1

Binder Six: Story, sketches, models, backgrounds

Box 10, Folder 2

Binder Seven: Credits, Cast and Stills

Box 10, Folder 3

One navy blue binder of photographs, newspaper clippings and miscellany


3 reels 35-mm film "The Incredible Mr. Limpet"

Folder 1

Oversize Animation Cells