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Samuel M. Raimi Brief Synopsis of "Book of the Dead"

 Collection
Identifier: MS-4004

This collection contains a single typed manuscript that contains a brief synopsis from 1979 written by Samuel M. Raimi entitled, "Book of the Dead." This text would become the basis for his 1981 film, "The Evil Dead."

Dates

  • 1979

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains a single typed manuscript that contains a brief synopsis from 1979 written by Samuel M. Raimi entitled, "Book of the Dead." This text would become the basis for his 1981 film, "The Evil Dead."

Biographical/Historical Note

Samuel M. Raimi (b. 1959) is a filmmaker and actor. Among his many projects are the cult horror films from the Evil Dead series. The first film in the series, The Evil Dead (1981), was filmed in a remote area of Morristown, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480