Larry C. Bradley Jesse James film collection, 1918-1978  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Bradley, Larry C.
Title
Larry C. Bradley Jesse James film collection
Dates
1918-1978 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.21 cubic ft. (5 boxes + one oversized framed poster)
Collection Number
04103
Summary
The collection contains materials relating to the filming of the 1939 motion picture "Jesse James" and the film's director Henry King.
Repository
University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Dept. 3924
Laramie, WY
82071
Telephone: 307-766-3756
ahcref@uwyo.edu
Access Restrictions
Access Restrictions

On site use only. Copies and loans are permitted only with permission of donor.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Larry C. Bradley was a Pineville, Missouri resident who wrote about Missouri history and was an avid collector of materials related to the 1939 Jesse James film.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

"Jesse James" (1939) was a western movie directed by Henry King and starring Tyrone Power, Henry Fonda, Nancy Kelly, and Randolph Scott. Written by Nunnally Johnson, the film was loosely based on the life of the notorious outlaw from which the film derives its name. "Jesse James" was the fourth largest grossing movie of 1939, and was primarily filmed in Pineville, Missouri.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The bulk of the Larry C. Bradley Jesse James Film collection contains items relating to Henry King's 1939 film "Jesse James" as well as other aspects of Henry King's career. These materials include promotional materials, periodicals, photographs, films, and TV special scripts.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright Information

The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Preferred Citation

Preferred Citation

Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

The collection has been divided into two series.

Related Materials

Related Materials

Henry King papers (collection 2798) at the American Heritage Center.

Acquisition Information

Acquisition Information

This material was received from Larry C. Bradley from 1972-2010.

Processing Note

Processing Information

The collection was processed by Matthew Francis in September 2010.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Series I. Jesse James Film (1939) and Henry KingReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1
Book - "The Hollywood Professionals, Volume 2: Henry King, Lewis Milestone, and Sam Wood,"
1974
1 2
Books and Booklets Related to "Jesse James" Film
1970, 1976, undated
1 3
Correspondence - Concerning Henry King attending Jesse James Days
1973
1 4
Fact Sheets - "Jesse James," "Jesse Jame...Anatomy of a Legend," and other Henry King Projects
undated
1 5
Henry King Biography and Filmography
undated
1 6
Henry King - "Henry King Comments" Script
1973
4
Henry King - "Henry King Comments" 16-mm Film (2 Reels)
1973
Folder
1 7
Henry King - Photographs from Jesse James Days (6 Items)
1973
3
Jesse James Days Negatives - Various Promotional Materials
undated
Folder
1 8
Jesse James Days Periodicals
1967-1973
1 9
Jesse James Days TV Specials Scripts
1973
1 10
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Posters (9 1/2" x 7")
undated
1 11
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Poster (41" x 26 1/2")
1951
Oversized Item
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Poster, Framed (41" x 26 1/2")
1951
Box Folder
1 12
"Jesse James" Film - Advertisements
circa 1939
1 13
"Jesse James" Film - Autograph Book
1938
1 14
"Jesse James" Film - Biographies of Stars
circa 1939
3
"Jesse James" Film - Color Slide (Damaged)
undated
3
"Jesse James" Film - Lobby Cards (7 Items)
1946
5
"Jesse James" Film - Outtakes, 16-mm Film (8 Reels)
1938
Folder
1 15
"Jesse James" Film - Photographs (8 Items)
1938
1 16
"Jesse James" Film - Press Releases
circa 1938
1 17
"Jesse James" Film and Henry King Periodicals
1938-1978

Series II. Miscellaneous MaterialsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
2 1
"Great Northfield Minnesota Raid" Film - Ad Poster
1972
2 2
Jesse James Articles
1938-1972
2 3
Miscellaneous Periodicals
1918-1974
2 4
Printed Materials - Missouri (General)
1972-1973, undated

Additional Container ListsReturn to Top

The American Heritage Center is in the process of converting its older container lists to a more accessible format. This link is to an older version of a container list.

Container(s) Description

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • James, Jesse, 1847-1882--In motion pictures.
  • King, Henry, 1886-1982.

Geographical Names

  • Pineville (Mo.)

Titles within the Collection

  • Jesse James [Motion picture]