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Spotlight Archive

Licensed from the Archive
Tricky Dick

Footage licensed from the Archive can be seen in many new projects for the big screen, television, museums and more.

The CNN original series Tricky Dick premieres March 17.

Poverty Row Films
Strange Illusion

North American Tour

On the margins of Hollywood, numerous independent studios churned out genre films that often had an edge not seen in major studio pictures. A selection of preserved films will travel to North American venues throughout 2019.

Fay Wray + Robert Riskin
The Richest Girl in the World

March 8 - 30

A celebration of the real-life Hollywood romance and accomplished careers of actress Fay Wray and screenwriter Robert Riskin.

In person: author Victoria Riskin.

Ray Manzarek & Jim Morrison
Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison

Preservation Project

Before they formed The Doors, Ray Manzarek and Jim Morrison were aspiring filmmakers at UCLA. The Archive is turning to cinephiles and The Doors fans everywhere to join us in restoring Ray and Jim’s student films.

Memory, Images, History
Anticipation of the Night (1958)

Archival Spaces Blog

Archive Director Jan-Christopher Horak explores moving images, history and more in his biweekly blog.