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Description
The Jack Cummings papers span the years 1910-1989 (bulk 1930s-1960s) and encompass 14 linear feet. The collection consists of production files and scripts, business and personal correspondence, and miscellaneous personal papers, including clippings and photographs.
Background
Jack Cummings was a Canadian-born producer active in film from 1934 to 1964. The nephew of Louis B. Mayer, he was associated with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, notably as a producer and director of the studio's short subjects.
Extent
14 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.