Motion picture photograph collection, ca. 1914-1971 (bulk 1940-1959).


Motion picture photograph collection, ca. 1914-1971 (bulk 1940-1959).

Photographs of actors, scenes and sets from various movies, most filmed in Arizona. The largest part of the collection is taken of the filming of the movie "Arizona" including set construction, views behind-the-scenes, cameras, stage sets, equipment, and movie scenes. There are photographs of Jean Arthur, William Holden, and Lionel Banks. The premiere was attended by Hedda Hopper, Rita Hayworth, Melvyn Douglas, Fay Wray, Clarence Buddington Kelland, and many others. There are also photographs of the filming of "Junior Bonner," "The Gay Desperado," "The Three Musketeers," and "Rio Lobo", and others. The "Gay Desperado" scenes include views of a Tucson street, possibly Meyer Avenue. Scenes from "Junior Bonner" include Prescott streets, Steve McQueen, Ida Lupino, Sam Peckinpah, and Robert Preston. Photographs from Earl Haley include images of Navajo Indian actors, Harry Truman, Gov. Howard Pyle, and director Howard Hawks.

2 linear ft. (3 boxes)

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