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Movie Press Kit Collection

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

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Biographical History

A press kit is a prepackaged set of promotional material. In the case of movies, press kits often include still shots from the film, a page with sketches and brief bios of main characters, a plot summary, and sample posters, contained in or printed on an illustrated custom folder or packet.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Movie Press Kit Collection contains selected press kits for programming for two movie studios, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. The Warner Bros. kit was prepared by Barla, Orloff & Associates, Los Angeles, CA.

Arrangement of the Collection

The collection is divided by movie studio.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has a number of television- and movie-related collections. Please refer to the SCRC Subject Index for a complete listing. For other press kits, see the Television Press Kit Collection and the Cartoon Press Kit Collection.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Warner Bros.


Advertising -- Motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Marketing.
Motion pictures -- Public relations

Genres and Forms

Press kits.
Trailers (motion pictures)



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Movie Press Kit Collection,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Some press kits gift of Steven H. Scheuer.

Table of Contents

Twentieth Century Fox

Warner Bros.