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TU - MPA. Motion Picture Archive

 Record Group
Identifier: TU - MPA
Although an artificial collection under the umbrella of the Ben Graf Henneke Collection of the Performing Arts, some of the separate motion picture related materials can be hard to for researchers to bring together, such as the cataloged and classified "Motion Picture Plays" and the Naked Spur archive.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Johnson film archive, 1908-1994

 Collection
Identifier: 2007-033
Scope and Contents Filmed interviews and photographs collected by filmmaker Tom Thurman for the preparation of the documentary Ben Johnson; Third Cowboy on the Right. Includes material on the Johnson family, the Chapman-Barnard Ranch, and interviews on Ben Johnson's film career with James Coburn, Peter Bogdanovich, Harry Carey, Jr., Charlton Heston, John Milius, Lawrence Tierney, Lee Purcell, Bo Hopkins, Sheila Benson, LQ Jones, Joe McBride, Timothy Bottoms, Polly Platt, Robert Golden Armstrong, and Harry Dean...
Dates: 1908 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994

James Joyce's Ulysses : First draft screen play, 1965

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-024
Scope and Contents First draft screenplay of the Oscar-nominated screenplay. Strick captures the narrative of Joyce's stream-of-consciousness narrative about a day in the life of Leopold Bloom, a Jewish advertising executive and Joyce's more modern reflection of Homer's wandering epic hero. Bloom's journey through the streets of turn-of-the-century Dublin leads him through trials that parallel those of Ulysses on his epic journey home.
Dates: approximately 1965

Lynn Riggs Papers, 1927-2002

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-004
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection bringing together several specific acquisitions of Riggs related materials, with each series denoting a separate accession. In this collection appear correspondence between Riggs, Noel Kaho, Oscar Hammerstein, Oklahoma Governor Raymond Gary, and others. Also included are drafts of a poem, Antique Evening, and plays such as A World Elsewhere. There is also much about Oklahoma! including Riggs' notes for Green Grow the Lilacs, photographs, clippings, and a guest...
Dates: undated

Motion picture archive, 20th century

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-030
Scope and Contents Advertising and promotional material for a variety of film genres including western and musicals; MGM & Universal Studios Story Department memos and synopses; production archive for "Ocean's Eleven"; performer promotional head shots.
Dates: 20th century

Scripts and Screenplays Library

 Collection
Identifier: 1500-036
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection intended to make it easier for the research to find all of our film scripts and screenplays.

Please use the link in External Documents to search the Bibliographic catalog.
Dates: 1929 - 2008

"The Naked Spur" movie archive, 1953.

 Collection
Identifier: 1994-009
Content Description Collection of production material relating to the 1953 film The Naked Spur, written by Sam Rolfe and Harold Jack Bloom. The material includes 451 black and white stills, color film fragments and color negatives; a mimeograph typed script with autograph corrections; a list of the production crew, correspondence pertaining to censors and the Humane Association, production schedule, director's cutting notes, wardrobe and makeup notes with 43 reference photographs tipped in.Includes...
Dates: 1952 - 1953

Vengeance valley photographs, 1951

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 1000-048
Content Description Collection of 458 black and white reference photographs and stills, 311 of which are contained in 32 full or partial contact sheets, documenting cast members, wardrobe, hair, and makeup shots for the western film, Vengeance Valley.The script for Vengeance Valley was written by Irving Ravetch and based on the novel by Luke Short. The film starred Burt Lancaster, Robert Walker, Joanne Dru, Sally Forrest, John Ireland and Hugh O'Brian. It was directed by Richard Thorpe with George J....
Dates: 1951