Roddy McDowall Photograph Archive

The library’s 10 million+ photographs include reference stills and stills of film scenes, individuals and advertising; candid and informal photos and behind-the-scenes production shots; research photos; and images of premieres, studios, theaters, equipment, residences and Hollywood landmarks. While the majority are original black-and-white photographs, there are also negatives (black-and-white and color), color slides and transparencies, film frames, glass negatives and glass slides. Browse collections

Featured Collection

Cecil B. DeMille

The Cecil B. DeMille photographs span the years 1881-1959 and include motion picture production photographs for seventy films as well as photographs documenting DeMille's social activities and personal life.

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Access to Photographs

Hepburn Reading Room

Many of the library's photographs are available on a walk-in basis, but appointments are required for Archive Collections. Researchers may also request reproductions of photographs in the library's holdings.

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Contact Information

Tables, chairs and shelves inside the Margaret Herrick Library

Margaret Herrick Library
Roddy McDowall Photograph Archive
333 South La Cienega Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 247-3036 extension 2280

photographs@oscars.org

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