Collection ACC-MSS 011 - "Let Me In, I Hear Laughter" Collection

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US MBE ACC-MSS 011

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Title

"Let Me In, I Hear Laughter" Collection

Date(s)

  • 1947 - 2000 (Creation)

Extent

2 linear feet

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Scope and content

The collection contains thirty-seven Betacam tapes of interviews and raw footage relating to the film "Let Me In, I Hear Laughter- A Salute to the Friars". The film gives an exclusive look inside the Friars Club and includes never-before-seen interviews and comic roasts. Included in the collection are film reviews, promotional material relating to the film, and materials relating to the Friars Club. The materials were used by Dean Ward for the research and post-production of the film. The material on the Friars Club includes newsletters of the New York and Los Angeles Friars Club, meeting minutes, and a promotional brochure.

System of arrangement

The collection is organized into five series which are based on the type of materials present in the collection.

Series 1: Interviews and Out-takes
Series 2: Promotional Material for Film
Series 3: Film Reviews
Series 4: Newsletters
Series 5: General Material

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Conditions governing access

This collection is open to researchers. No materials may leave the Emerson College Archives.

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Conditions governing reproduction

The status of copyright in this collection is governed by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S.C). This collection is for research purposes only. No portions of the materials may be performed or reproduced as written. Researchers are required to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce and/or publish materials under copyright. These are non-circulating materials.

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  • English

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Immediate source of acquisition

The collection was donated by Dean Ward on June 14, 2007, who directed and produced the film.

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No additional materials are expected.

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Archivist's note

Finding Aid prepared by Miriam Kashem; last updated May 3, 2011.

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