The Margaret Herrick Library
333 La Cienega Blvd.,Beverly Hills, CA. 90211. (213) 278-8990
http://www.oscars.org/mhl/

Holdings of Interest:

a. A biography file on David Lean which contains three envelopes of clippings, two envelopes of studio biographies and credits, five envelopes of stills and a pamphlet from the Museum of Modern Art.

b. Scripts: Brief Encounter (published), The Bridge on the River Kwai (unpublished), Lawrence of Arabia (unpublished), Doctor Zhivago (published).

c. Production files which contain clippings from the following Lean films: In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, The Sound Barrier, Hobson's Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

d. Stills from the following Lean films: In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist (also oversize stills), The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, The Sound Barrier, The Bridge on the River Kwai (also oversize stills), Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter (also oversize stills.

e. Pressbooks from the following Lean films: Madeleine, Hobson's Choice, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago.

f. Other holdings include: press and promotional material and proof sheets from The Bridge on the River Kwai; color photo sheets, proof sheets, and glass slides from Lawrence of Arabia; and programs from Doctor Zhivago and Ryan's Daughter.

 

The Charles K. Feldman Library, The American Film Institute
501 Doheny Road, Beverly Hills, CA 90210. (213) 278-8777
http://www.afionline.org/research/library/library.home.html

Holdings of Interest:

a. A clipping file on David Lean which includes articles from The Los Angeles Times as well as ones from various magazines and other publications.

b. Scripts: Brief Encounter (published in Masterworks of British Cinema [New York: Harper & Row, 1974] and Roger Manville, Three British Screenplays [London: Methuen, 1973]. Michael's Day (released under the title Ryan's Daughter; an unpublished annotated script).

c. Transcript of a seminar discussion with David Lean on 10 October, 1973 which cannot be photocopied or circulated.

d. Proofs from Lawrence of Arabia in the Columbia Stills Collection.

 

Theatre Arts Library, The University Library
University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90024 (213) 825-4880
http://www.ucla.edu/library.html

Holdings of Interest:

a. A clipping file on David Lean..

b. Blithe Spirit (unpublished), Brief Encounter (also the published script), Great Expectations (unpublished), Oliver Twist (unpublished), Lawrence of Arabia (unpublished), Doctor Zhivago (unpublished), Ryan's Daughter (unpublished).

c. Clippings from the following Lean films: Blithe Spirit, Great Expectations, The Sound Barrier, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Ryan's Daughter.

d. Stills from the following Lean films: In Which We Server, Oliver Twist, Madeleine, The Sound Barrier, Hobson's Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

e. Pressbooks from the following Lean films: Lawrence of Arabia, Ryan's Daughter.

f. Other holdings include: program notes from Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, and The Bridge on the River Kwai; programs from Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, and Ryan's Daughter; and poster and production notes from Ryan's Daughter.



Department of Special Collections, University Library.
University of Southern California, University Park Los Angeles, CA 90007
http://www.usc.edu/isd/locations/ssh/special/

Holdings of Interest:

a. Screenplays: Brief Encounter (published script), The Bridge on the River Kwai (release script)

b. Clippings from the following Lean films: In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

c. Stills from the following Lean films: In Which We Sever, This Happy Breed, Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, Hobson's Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.



The British Film Institute, The National Film Archive. Stills Library.
BFI Collections.
21 Stephen Street, London, W1P 2LN, England
http://www.bfi.org.uk/collections/

Holdings of Interest:

a. The National Film Archive has prints of the following David Lean films: In Which We Serve,* This Happy Breed,** Blithe Spirit,* Brief Encounter, ** Great Expectations,* Oliver Twist,* The Passionate Friends,** Madeleine,** The Sound Barrier,** Hobson's Choice,* Summer Madness,* The Bridge on the River Kwai,** Lawrence of Arabia.**
In addition, the Archive also has preserved copies and reference prints of the following films in which David Lean worked as an editor: Escape Me Never, Pygmalion, French Without Tears, One of Our Aircraft Is Missing, 49th Parallel.

[*Copy preserved in NFA., **Reference print available.]

b
. The Stills Library has stills from all of David Lean's films: In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, Blithe Spirit, Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, The Sound Barrier, Hobson's Choice, Summer Madness, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

c. The Stills Library collections contains posters of the following Lean films: In Which We Serve, This Happy Breed, The Passionate Friends, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

d. Set and Costume designs from the following Lean films: Lawrence of Arabia and Ryan's Daughter.

e. The Information and Documentation Department holds scripts of the following Lean films: Blithe Spirit (shooting script), Brief Encounter (release script), Great Expectations (extract from post-production script contained in a book), Oliver Twist (draft script), The Passionate Friends (shooting script), The Bridge on the River Kwai (release script), Lawrence of Arabia (release script), Doctor Zhivago (screenplay/shooting script).
Note: The department also has a release script of Pygmalion, a shooting script of French Without Tears, and a post production script of One of Our Aircraft Is Missing.


Museum of Modern Art. The Study Center of the Department of Film.
11West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019.
http://www.moma.org/docs/collection/filmvideo/index.htm

Holdings of Interest:

a. 16mm prints of the documentary David Lean: A Self Portrait.

b. A script of In Which We Serve.

c. "Documentation and still on all of his films."
Note: Only "qualified scholars working on specific projects" have access to these materials, and written confirmation is required.

Library of Congress. Motion Picture Section, Prints and Photographs Division.
Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 1046, Washington, D.C., 20540.
http://www.loc.gov/library/

Holdings of Interest:

a. Viewing prints of the following Lean films: Brief Encounter, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, The Passionate Friends, Madeleine, Hobson's Choice, The Bridge on the River Kwai, Lawrence of Arabia, Doctor Zhivago, Ryan's Daughter.

b. Additional descriptive material on each film "registered for copyright in the United States," i.e., pressbooks, synopses, etc.