Ben Johnson film archive, 1908-1994
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 Stanton.
- 1908 - 1994
- Majority of material found within 1992 - 1994
- Thurman, Tom, 1962- (Compiler, Person)
This material is open for research use by any registered reader.
Use and Copyright
This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.
23 Linear Feet (46 boxes ) : Photographs; 44 betacam tapes; 3 rolls of film
Language of Materials
Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The copyright on the interviews remains with Tom Thurman. The copyrights on the photographs remains with the original photographer where identifiable; where unidentifiable, the orphan works remain under copyright for 120 years after the date of creation.
- Ben Johnson film archive, 1908-1994
- Marc Carlson, Renee Harvey, Jennifer Donner
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