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King Vidor papers, 1920-1965
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Container List

Box 1

Three Wise Fools M-G-M. (1946).

Scope and Content Note

  • Completely annotated continuity.
  • Completely annotated scenario by King Vidor.
Box 1

The Strangers' Return M-G-M. (1933).

Scope and Content Note

  • Typed copy of novel with King Vidor's holographic notes for adaptation.
  • Fully annotated treatment.
Box 1

So Red the Rose Paramount. (1935).

Scope and Content Note

  • One final annotated script.
  • One annotated censorship script.
Box 1

Wild Oranges Metro-Goldwyn. (1924).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated working script and production breakdown.
  • Script and holographic notes.
Box 2

H.M. Pulham, Esqire M-G-M. (1941).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated working script.
  • Annotated script before J.P. Marquand arrived.
  • Photographs -- clippings.
Box 2

The Texas Rangers Paramount. (1936).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated working script.
  • Progression of scripts including production orders, and casting notes -- annotated.
  • Rare personal photographs.
Box 3

Wedding Night United Artists. (1935).

Scope and Content Note

Fully annotated script.
Box 3

His Hour Metro-Goldwyn. (1924).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated working script.
  • Original treatment by Elinor Glyn -- holographic notes.
Box 3

Hallelujah! M-G-M. (1929).

Scope and Content Note

Annotated script.
Box 3

Stella Dallas United Artists. (1937).

Scope and Content Note

  • Annotated script and working notes.
  • Silent picture detail upon which remake was based.
  • Clippings and publicity.
Box 4

The Jack Knife Man First National. (1920).

Scope and Content Note

Key album of photographs.
 

Miscellaneous

Box 4

Production and correspondence, In re Northwest Passage. 1939-1941.

Box 4

Production and correspondence. 1937-1959.

Box 4

Southern Storm.

Scope and Content Note

Original manuscript -- annotated.
Box 4

Museum of Modern Art -- pamphlets.

Box 5

The Standard. 1933.

Box 5

The Hollywood Reporter, Thirteenth Anniversary Edition.

Box 5

The Cast. February 1933.

Box 5

The Cast. October 1932.

Box 5

Witch Of The Wilderness Original, never produced).

Box 5

Six miscellaneous folders.

Box 6

Proud Flesh Metro-Goldwyn. (1925).

Scope and Content Note

Working script, fully annotated, including production notes, cuts and revisions.
Box 6

The Big Parade M-G-M. (1925).

Scope and Content Note

Holographic production notes; instructions to assistant director; cutting notes; grosses; prop lists; daily reports -- fully annotated.
Box 6

Miracles Can Happen United Artists. (1948).

Scope and Content Note

Fully annotated script progression including all changes and additions.
Box 6

Duel in the Sun Selznick. (1946).

Scope and Content Note

  • Original continuity sketches -- water color, pencil, pen and ink.
  • Clippings and reports.
Box 7

Comrade X M-G-M. (1940).

Scope and Content Note

Fully annotated working script including all changes and revisions and progression of scripts.
Box 7

The Patsy M-G-M. (1928).

Scope and Content Note

Fully annotated treatment and script.
Box 7

The Fountainhead Warner Brothers. (1949).

Scope and Content Note

Fully annotated working script.
Boxes 8 & 9

Northwest Passage M-G-M. (1940).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated working script with additions and notes.
  • Fully annotated dialogue cutting continuity.
  • One script with changes.
  • An earlier script by Robert Sherwood -- not used.
  • Clippings and publicity.
Boxes 9 & 10

The Citadel M-G-M. (1938).

Scope and Content Note

  • Fully annotated progression of scripts, including working script.
  • Miscellaneous holographic research and notes.
  • Folder of photographs.
Boxes 11 & 12

Our Daily Bread United Artists. (1934).

Scope and Content Note

  • Holographic production notes and correspondence.
  • Interviews, reviews, advertising.
  • Two albums of photographs.
  • Photographs of King Vidor ( re The League of Nations Medal).
Boxes 13 & 14

American Romance M-G-M. (1944).

Scope and Content Note

  • Progression of scripts leading to final script. Includes retakes, outtakes, fully annotated working script with holographic notes, changes, revisions, cuts and research.
  • Holographic file on Vincent Lawrence (writer) and Holographic file on William Ludwig (writer).
  • Miscellaneous correspondence with studio, agent, etc.