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Film Scripts

Motion Picture Division licensing files, 1921-1965, contain 73,000 motion picture case files, one for each film submitted to the Division of Motion Picture for review and licensing.  

Finding aids

Finding aids provide detailed information about individual record series held by the State Archives. Follow this link to read descriptions of record series that contain information regarding Motion Picture Division licensing.


The Index to the Motion Picture Division License Application Case Files, 1921-1965 summarizes the information that exists in the case file for each film, and provides different ways of locating this information.


Guide to the Motion Picture Scripts Collection

Dancing On a Dime (1940) movie scene from Motion Picture Division Collection.