In this section, you will find websites focused on various aspects of the Western.
The Lone Ranger Radio Broadcast
The Lone Ranger Comic Books
The John Ford Papers
George Stevens Papers
Of particular interest:
folders 26-28: Rio Grande, 1950
Scripts; story; cast and crew lists; daily production report; background notes; shooting schedule; accounting statement; film earnings
folders 34-35: The Quiet Man, 1952
Script notes; dialogue; narration; background material; lyrics and music notes; continuity (for the fight scene); credits; staff list; travel and shooting schedules; casting notes; accounting statements
folders 19-22: The Searchers, 1956
Scripts (2); synopsis; background material; story and production notes; cast list; credits; shooting schedule; daily production reports; statements of accounting
folders 27-30: The Last Hurrah, 1958
Script; incomplete script (pp. 125-225 only); synopsis; script notes; cast list; budget; shooting schedule; assistant director's daily reports; statements of accounting; invoices; accounting reports.
See also: Bound volume 1
folders 34-35: The Horse Soldiers, 1959
Script; dialogue notes; background materials; crew lists; cast and credits; shooting schedule; budget; news releases; statements of accounting
folders 12-14: The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, 1962
Scripts (2); dialogue continuity; staff and crew list; estimated cost; shooting schedule; projection budget; cast list; billing; preview report; foreign prospects reports; statements of accounting
The collection includes:
35-f.456 Giant - - Script 1952
contains: novel by Edna Ferber, 1952, pages 1-292 [part 1 of 2; paperback; heavily annotated].
36-f.464 Giant - - Script
contains: synopsis of script, undated, 63 pages [two copies; "George Stevens" written on cover of one copy and this copy is lightly annotated].
37-f.472 Giant - - Script 1954
contains: white script by Edna Ferber, June 28, 1954, through August 23, 1954, 285 pages [heavily annotated; George Stevens copy]; notes, 5 pages.
38-f.480 Giant - - Script
contains: final screenplay by Fred Guiol and Ivan Moffat, April 4, 1955, 178 pages [bound in hand tooled leather with George Stevens name on the cover].
48-f.575 Giant - - Advertising 1956-1957
includes: memos regarding publicity which calls film a Warner Bros. production instead of a George Stevens production, January-March 1956.
49-f.588 Giant - - Cameramen 1955
51-f.615 Giant - - Financial 1956-1964
includes: copy of letter from Bernard R. Goodman giving costs of prints and advertising and enclosing a list of theaters the film would play, December 5, 1956; memos regarding grosses; draft of a letter from Henry Ginsberg to Jack Warner concerning the results of the audit, April 8, 1957; carbon of letter from Mr. Ginsberg to Ben Kalmenson regarding the results of the audit, May 2, 1957; letter from Jess Morgan regarding an offer by Warner Bros. to buy the rights to the film from the partnership, May 27, 1957; carbon of a letter from Mr. Stevens to Mr. Morgan discussing the Warner Bros. offer, Henry Ginsberg and Rock Hudson's contract, May 31, 1957; reports from Mr. Morgan with gross figures.
52-f.650 Giant - - Movement Lists 1955
53-f.672 Giant - - Programs 1956
55-f.682 Giant - - Publicity Clippings 1957
57-f.702 Giant - - Schedules 1955
includes: shooting schedule, April 25, 1955.
57-f.720 Giant - - Writers 1954-1955