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Author: D W Griffith; Barnet Bravermann; Evelyn Baldwin Griffith Kunze
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Microfilm : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Extensive collection documenting Griffith's central role in the development of American movies. Business and personal papers, 1897-1936, constituting nearly half of the entire collection, contain correspondence, financial reports, legal records, manuscripts, and publicity materials and include documentation on formation of United Artists. Noteworthy correspondents include Lord Beaverbrook, Douglas Fairbanks,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Motion picture plays
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Archives
Biography
Named Person: D W Griffith; Mae Gish, Mrs.; Lillian Gish; Dorothy Gish; G W Bitzer; Max Aitken Beaverbrook, Baron; Douglas Fairbanks; Neil Hamilton; William Randolph Hearst; Mae Marsh; W G McAdoo; Evelyn McLean; Mary Pickford; Mack Sennett
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: D W Griffith; Barnet Bravermann; Evelyn Baldwin Griffith Kunze
OCLC Number: 83085079
Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Sanford, N.C. : New York, N.Y. : Louisville, KY : Microfilming Corporation of America, ; Museum of Modern Art ; University of Louisville. 1982. 36 microfilm reels ; 35 mm + 1 guide (iii, 190 p. ; 28 cm). Guide cataloged separately. Microfilm. New York : Microfilm Unlimited, 1969-1971. 11 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm. + 4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Description: ca. 60 cubic ft.
Other Titles: D.W. Griffith papers, 1897-1954, a guide to the microfilm edition.

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Extensive collection documenting Griffith's central role in the development of American movies. Business and personal papers, 1897-1936, constituting nearly half of the entire collection, contain correspondence, financial reports, legal records, manuscripts, and publicity materials and include documentation on formation of United Artists. Noteworthy correspondents include Lord Beaverbrook, Douglas Fairbanks, Dorothy, Lillian, and Mrs. Mae Gish, Neil Hamilton, William Randolph Hearst, Mae Marsh, William G. McAdoo, Evelyn McLean, Mary Pickford, and Mack Sennett. Bound financial records, 1913-1928, document Griffith's four production companies which include Wark Producing Corporation, Fine Arts Studio, D.W. Griffith, Inc., and G and H Pictures. Publicity scrapbooks, 1915-1932, chronicle the public response to Griffith's films. Family memorabilia, ca. 1898-1946. Killiam-Sterling collection, 1918-1947, contains manuscripts of screenplay dialogue, synopses, etc. G.W. "Billy" Bitzer collection, 1872-1969, documents the career of Griffith's innovative cameraman. Barnet Bravermann research collection, 1897-1954, consists of drafts and research material for an unrealized book on Griffith; includes interviews and correspondence with the filmmaker's associates. Evelyn Baldwin Griffith Kunze collection, 1916-1954.

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