The King Bros. Productions records span the years 1940-1985 (bulk 1940-1968) and encompass circa 72
linear feet. The collection consists of business records, including production files and scripts,
financial records, contracts, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photographs.
King Bros. Productions was an American film production company formed in 1942 by brothers Frank,
Herman, and Maurice. The brothers came to Hollywood from Chicago with their family and got involved with
jukeboxes and arcade machines before setting themselves up as independent producers. Their production
company was headquartered at Monogram Studio, prior to the move into their own office in Hollywood in
1951. In 1966, the company relocated to Culver City and entered into a relationship with Metro-Goldwyn-
Mayer whereby the studio would advance production costs. The company became King International
Corporation in 1970, with offices in Beverly Hills.
72 linear feet of papers.
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