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The corporate records for California Pictures Corporation (1919-1965) detail Hughes and Sturges' legal arrangement for the creation and eventual dissolution of their company. Also included are documents for the incorporation of California Pictures, as well as the procurement of screenplay and book rights for potential movie productions. Other materials detail the acquisition of titles under the California Pictures name for Hughes Tool Company in the 1950s, as well as correspondence detailing the 1946 dissolution of the corporation.
Collection Name: Howard Hughes Film Production Records
Materials are arranged chronologically.