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Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records
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Description
The Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) records span the years 1931-1990 (bulk 1940s-1970s) and encompass approximately 27 linear feet. The collection contains subject files maintained by the organization, including clippings, correspondence, and memos on such topics as advertising, censorship, labor relations and strikes, and the influence of American films. Other files include information on the Hollywood Coordinating Committee, the Hollywood Canteen, the Hollywood Museum, the Motion Picture Industry Council (MPIC), and the Production Code Administration.
Background
The Association of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) was an American trade association involved in labor relations, legislative affairs, and press and public relations for the film industry. In 1924, AMPTP was preceded by the Association of Motion Picture Producers (AMPP) and in 1982 was succeeded by the similarly named Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.
Extent
27 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.