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"Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me" collection

 Collection
Identifier: M213

Scope and Contents of the Records

Production and research materials created or assembled for the documentary film Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me, released in 2009, comprise the collection. Sound recordings, audiovisual recordings, reference material including photographs, and production records, 1912-2013, document newly-created interviews and performances as well as historical material gathered for review or excerpted in the finished film.

Dates

  • 1912-2013

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the Worldwide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult the reference archivist to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Historical Note

The Johnny Mercer Foundation worked with the Turner Classic Movies network, Rhapsody Productions, executive producer Clint Eastwood and director Bruce Ricker to create Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me, a 100-minute documentary on the life and music of songwriter Johnny Mercer, released in 2009. The film featured historical footage of Mercer (1909-1976) and artists performing his songs, as well as new interviews and performances.

Extent

18.8 Linear Feet (20 containers)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Johnny Mercer Foundation worked with the Turner Classic Movies network, Rhapsody Productions, executive producer Clint Eastwood and director Bruce Ricker to create Johnny Mercer: The Dream's On Me, a 100-minute documentary on the life and music of songwriter Johnny Mercer, released in 2009. The collection includes production and research materials created or assembled for the film, 1912-2013, including newly-created interviews and performances as well as historical material.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Johnny Mercer Foundation, 1 November 2009 (M2009-08).

Related Materials

Related Materials in This Repository

  1. Johnny Mercer papers, 1885-1981 (M001)
  2. Johnny and Ginger Mercer papers, 1925-circa 1992 (M002)
  3. Johnny Mercer Oral History Project, 1970, 1995-1998, 2001-2002

Processing Information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2016-2017.
Title
Mercer documentary
Status
Completed
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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