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"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 typescripts with handwritten revisions and notes; photographic prints.

Dates

  • 1952 - 1953

Creator

Condition Description

Good

Biographical / Historical

The Naked Spur starred James Stewart, Janet Leigh, Robert Ryan, Ralph Meeker and Millard Mitchell. The film was directed by Anthony Mann with William Mellor being in charge of photography. In the film a bounty hunter, a prospector, and a former army officer find themselves manipulated against one another by the outlaw they are transporting back to justice.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 half-legal document box; 1 photo album.)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Condition Description

Good

Creator

Source

Title
"The Naked Spur" movie archive
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2019-11-5
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)