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Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs
    Date (inclusive): 1928-1942
    Date (bulk): 1928-1935
    Collection number: 1103
    Creator: Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
    Extent: 5 linear feet of photographs.
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Biography

    Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation is an American film studio. The company was formed in 1935, as the result of a merger between Fox Film Corporation, founded by William Fox in 1915, and Twentieth Century Pictures, begun in 1933. The studio, located in Los Angeles, is a subsidiary of News Corporation, the media conglomerate controlled by Rupert Murdoch.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation set reference photographs span the years 1928-1942 (bulk 1928-1935) and encompass 5 linear feet. The series consists of 5,045 photographic prints, mostly in the 8x10 format, for 213 feature length and short films. The bulk of the collection pertains to films produced by Fox Film Corporation in the years from 1928 to 1935, while roughly one fifth were produced by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation between 1936 and 1942. The photographs were taken of sets during film production for continuity and other reference purposes and usually no persons are depicted. The collection does not fully represent all titles produced by Fox or Twentieth Century-Fox during these years.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: 1. Motion picture production photographs.

    Indexing Terms

    Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation