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Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994

 Person

Biography

Burton Stephen Lancaster was an American actor and producer. Initially known for playing "tough guys" with a tender streak, he went on to achieve success with more complex and challenging roles over a 45-year career in film and, later, television.

Found in 108 Collections and/or Records:

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, undated, sometime in summer 1950

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.029
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume posing in a field next to a truck and a man with a horse. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "Sc. 98 thru 108 x 1 thru 110 x 5".

Original metadata along the side has been cut off.

Dates: undated, sometime in summer 1950

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.030
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume posing in front of a covered wagon prop. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "Sc. 117 thru 136".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 77 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-14

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-07

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.031
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume standing in a field outdoors. Handwritten notes across the print read "Roundup Seg / Sc. 258 to 287".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 56 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-07

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-07

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.032
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in a side-facing closeup. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "261 to 287".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 39 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-07

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-07

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.033
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume standing in a field with a man on a horse nearby. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "261 to 287".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 28 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-07

Costume test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-15

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.034
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume and wearing an arm sling, standing on an outdoor set next to another man. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "Sc. 288 thru 291".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 51 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-15

Makeup test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-27

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.024
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume posing in front of a set piece. Handwritten note along the bottom reads "Studio - Int. Saloon".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 83 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-27

Makeup test - Burt Lancaster as Owen Daybright, 1950-06-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.048.1.027
Scope and Contents

Lancaster in costume in a close-up shot designed to show off makeup to make him look like he has a black eye. Handwritten note at the bottom reads "84 x 1 thru 92".

Original metadata along the side indicates that this is photograph number 59 of the set.

Dates: 1950-06-14

Marketing shot - Unknown man, Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, and John Ireland, 1950-06-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1000.048.3.026
Scope and Contents

Uncertain who unknown man is. Others are dressed casually for a day out at the races or a rodeo, possibly as a promotional event.

Original metadata along the side indicates this is photograph number 41 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-14

Marketing shot - Unknown man, Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, and John Ireland, 1950-06-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: 1000.048.3.027
Scope and Contents

Unknown man cannot be identified. Group standing together out of costume at a game, race, or rodeo of some kind.

Original metadata along the side indicates this is photograph number 42 in the set.

Dates: 1950-06-14

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Archival Object 107
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Subject
Motion picture actors and actresses 1
Motion pictures. 1
Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Films 1
Vengeance valley (Motion picture : 1951) 1
Western films 1