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Larry C. Bradley Jesse James film collection, 1918-1978
Overview of the Collection
- Bradley, Larry C.
- Larry C. Bradley Jesse James film collection
- 1918-1978 (inclusive)Date of CollectionDate of Collection
- 2.21 cubic ft. (5 boxes + one oversized framed poster)
- Collection Number
- The collection contains materials relating to the filming of the 1939 motion picture "Jesse James" and the film's director Henry King.
American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
American Heritage Center
University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
- Access Restrictions
On site use only. Copies and loans are permitted only with permission of donor.
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 UseCopyright Information
The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.
Preferred CitationPreferred Citation
Item Description, Box Number, Folder Number, Collection Name, Collection Number, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
The collection has been divided into two series.
Related MaterialsRelated Materials
Henry King papers (collection 2798) at the American Heritage Center.
Acquisition InformationAcquisition Information
This material was received from Larry C. Bradley from 1972-2010.
Processing NoteProcessing 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
Book - "The Hollywood Professionals, Volume 2: Henry King, Lewis Milestone, and Sam Wood,"
Books and Booklets Related to "Jesse James" Film
|1970, 1976, undated|
Correspondence - Concerning Henry King attending Jesse James Days
Fact Sheets - "Jesse James," "Jesse Jame...Anatomy of a Legend," and other Henry King Projects
Henry King Biography and Filmography
Henry King - "Henry King Comments" Script
Henry King - "Henry King Comments" 16-mm Film (2 Reels)
Henry King - Photographs from Jesse James Days (6 Items)
Jesse James Days Negatives - Various Promotional Materials
Jesse James Days Periodicals
Jesse James Days TV Specials Scripts
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Posters (9 1/2" x 7")
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Poster (41" x 26 1/2")
"Jesse James" Film - Ad Poster, Framed (41" x 26 1/2")
"Jesse James" Film - Advertisements
"Jesse James" Film - Autograph Book
"Jesse James" Film - Biographies of Stars
"Jesse James" Film - Color Slide (Damaged)
"Jesse James" Film - Lobby Cards (7 Items)
"Jesse James" Film - Outtakes, 16-mm Film (8 Reels)
"Jesse James" Film - Photographs (8 Items)
"Jesse James" Film - Press Releases
"Jesse James" Film and Henry King Periodicals
Series II. Miscellaneous MaterialsReturn to Top
"Great Northfield Minnesota Raid" Film - Ad Poster
Jesse James Articles
Printed Materials - Missouri (General)
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.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- James, Jesse, 1847-1882--In motion pictures.
- King, Henry, 1886-1982.
- Pineville (Mo.)
Titles within the Collection
- Jesse James [Motion picture]