Jack Cummings papers
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Title: Jack Cummings papers
Date (inclusive): 1910-1989
Date (bulk): 1930s-1960s
Collection number: 473
Creator: Cummings, Jack
Extent: 14 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Jack Cummings papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Carla Cummings, 2001
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.
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.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files, subseries A-B as follows: A. Produced; B. Unproduced; 2. Television files; 3. Stage files; 4. Subject files; 5. Oversize; 6. Photographs
Cummings, Jack , 1905-1989--Archives.