Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on films that feature the American West during the period of westward expansion.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: YCAL MSS 60
Overview: A. B. Guthrie Jr. (1901-1991), Montana-born writer whose popular Western novels include The Big Sky (1947), The Way West (1949), and Fair Land, Fair Land (1982). His autobiography was published in 1965. In his later years Guthrie became an outspoken advocate of conservation in the West.
Call Number: WA Photos 1292
Overview: 582 photographs of scenes from films relating to the American West, Southwest, and Mexico, 1931-1998.
Call Number: WA MSS S-2730
Overview: The Western Film Collection consists of press kits, pressbooks, posters, photographs, souvenir programs and other materials that were distributed by film producers to movie theater operators to promote their films. The Western films represented in this collection are Western genre films, films set in the trans-Mississippi West, and/or films with Western characters. Press kits typically include advertisements prepared for submission to newspapers and magazines; black-and-white photographs of...
Call Number: WA MSS S-1610
Overview: The Western Filmscript Collection consists of over two thousand filmscripts dating from 1918 to 2013, for motion pictures set in the trans-Mississippi West. The collection includes continuity, cutting, dialogue, and shooting scripts in a range of drafts from initial to final, and in some cases revised versions of the same draft. Scripts for produced, as well as unproduced, films are represented. Highlights include: fifteen Tom Mix silent scenarios from 1919 through 1927; four scripts by Zane...