By Kim Stanton and Mary Taylor
|Title:||Gordon Knox Film Collection, 1937-1964|
|Primary Creator:||Knox, Gordon (1906-1992)|
|Other Creators:||Princeton Film Center, Inc. (1941-)|
|Extent:||120.0 Items. More info below.|
|Arrangement:||Resources arranged by local call number order.|
Scope and Contents of the MaterialsThe Gordon Knox Film Collection contains over 100 films created by Texas-born filmmaker Gordon Knox (1906 – 1992) or Mr. Knox’s production company, The Princeton Film Archives. The collection contains short and feature-length documentaries produced between 1937 and 1964 for the United States Armed Forces, state and federal government agencies, non-profit organizations and private sector clients. Currently, 67 films in the Gordon Knox Collection are available through the UNT Digital Library along with related still photographs showing film crews and staff working on location. The remaining 35mm films are housed at the UNT Media Library, along with physical copies of the 67 16mm films that are can be viewed through the UNT Digital Library, and a 35mm still camera with its accessories.
Physical copies of 16mm films may be viewed upon request in the UNT Media Library.
DVD copies of many of the films are available for a small duplication fee by contacting the UNT Media Library.
Technical Access Note:
Reading Room or Duplication Requests
Depending on any access restrictions noted above, you may be able to request items be delivered to our reading room, or that we make reproductions for you. Just click on either the or icons in the listings below to be routed to our request form.
|Alternate Extent Statement:||90 16mm film reels; 30 35mm film reels; 1 35mm still camera and accessories|
|Acquisition Source:||Gordon and Nancy C. Knox Estate on behalf of Gordon Knox, Jr. (Toby Knox)|
The collection was first sent to UNT under a temporary custody agreement that lasted from November 9, 2007 to July 30, 2010. A permanent gift agreement was signed on December 30, 2010.
The collection was shipped from the Knox home in Santa Fe, NM to the UNT Media Library.
|Appraisal Information:||Estimated value of gift by donor: $2,000.00|
|Separated Materials:||The Gordon and Nancy C. Knox estate lent UNT 212 photographs and one scrapbook for the purposes of digitizing and adding the the UNT Digital Library. The physical photographs and scrapbook were returned to the Knox Estate in 2011.|
Digital copies of many of the films are available for public online viewing through the UNT Digital Library, Gordon Knox Film Collection.
Digital images of the scrapbook are available for restricted online viewing through the UNT Digital Library, Gordon Knox Film Collection, while on UNT premises.For more information please see http://digital.library.unt.edu/explore/collections/GKFC/browse/?fq=dc_type%3Avideo.
|Preferred Citation:||Gordon Knox Film Collection|
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A film documenting how the Douglas F4D Skyray helped the US Navy break a world speed record. Produced in cooperation with the United States Navy - from beginning credits. This film is incomplete and ends suddenly. (10 min) The collection contains one copy of this film on 16mm.
- Motion picture authorship.