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Description
The Guy Green papers span the years 1948-1990 and encompass 6.5 linear feet. The collection documents Green's work as a cinematographer, screenwriter, and director and consists primarily of scripts, many of which are annotated, as well as a small amount of related paperwork.
Background
Guy Green was a British-born cinematographer who transitioned to directing in the mid-1950s and relocated to the United States in the early 1960s. His credits as a cinematographer include two films with David Lean, GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) and OLIVER TWIST (1948). His notable films as director include THE ANGRY SILENCE (1960) and A PATCH OF BLUE (1965); he also wrote the screenplay for the latter. He was a founding member of the British Society of Cinematographers. Green received an Academy Award for cinematography for GREAT EXPECTATIONS.
Extent
6.5 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.