Series size: 2 archival document boxes, 1 oversize folder Series dates: 1958-1959 (bulk)
This series, arranged chronologically by decade, contains publicity materials related to Samuel Z. Arkoff's career as a film producer and distributor. Subseries A covers the late 1950s. The bulk of the materials are newspaper clippings and magazine articles that Arkoff or a subordinate had collected. There are also stills and publicity materials.
Notable subjects covered by the materials include information about the many films Arkoff took part in during his career; American International Picture product brochures; and American International Picture's 25th Anniversary in 1979.
Motion Picture Herald
Los Angeles Herald Express
Advertising Publicity Postcards on Sheba and the Gladiator
AIP product brochures
Christian Science Monitor (Boston)
AIP new address notice
American International 25th Anniversary NOTE: includes stills
1959-1979 (dates broken)
Boxoffice magazine and photographic material for The Colossal Beast
Los Angeles Times: Shocker Pioneers Tell How To Make Monsters
Cosmopolitan special show business issue
Motion Picture Exhibitor magazine
Chicago's American: Teen-Agers to Goliaths?
The Independent Film Journal
Boxoffice: AIP Chief Says Exhibitor Support of Smaller Companies is Essential
Motion Picture Daily
Variety: Biz Blind'N'Deaf to Clamor, Sees Sure Grief in Those 'Adults'
Variety: Youngstein Rebuts Arkoff
The Hartford Times: Coast-to-Coast with Allen M. Widem
Canadian Film Weekly, Variety
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