Heritage

Heritage

Adam West, notably known for his role as the titular character Batman (the film was produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox Film in 1966), created a formidable connection with his fan base, nationally and internationally. In homage to Adam, who will forever be a pop culture icon and hero, we are sharing a few of our favorite photographs of him with his ever-dedicated fans.

He is and will be greatly missed.

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While the film experienced a few production challenges, some of the most spectacular sets were created for “Cleopatra,” which premiered in New York City on June 12, 1963.

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The publicity collection in the Fox Archives dates back to 1915 and contains some of our oldest material. The below images are glass slides from the William Fox years.

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Thirty years ago this month, “Raising Arizona” was released widely in U.S. theaters. This was Joel and Ethan Cohen’s second film, which they wrote and directed.

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Few people are aware that the current Fox lot in Los Angeles is actually the third lot to be occupied by the company in the city.

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The Fox Commissary is one of most historically significant and interesting buildings on the Fox lot. It opened in 1929 as the "Café de Paris" inspired by eateries found around the Bois de Boulogne, the grand Parisian park.

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In honor of Pi Day, we look back at the film “Life of Pi” (2012) based on the novel by Yann Martel. This adventurous story created beautiful concept art, which was transformed onto the screen.

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Wolverine’s claws are one of the most popular and recognizable props in the Fox Archives Collection. Although the full length of the claws measures 10.5 inches, they embody and represent the whole of the character.

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FX’s new show “FEUD: Bette and Joan,” premiering Sunday, March 5, will tell the story of the rivalry between Joan Crawford (Jessica Lange) and Bette Davis (Susan Sarandon). In light of the show, we thought it would be fascinating to look back at some photography from the set of “Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte,” which was distributed by 20th Century Fox Film in 1964.

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This year “Hidden Figures” is nominated for the Best Picture Oscar. On March 20, 1948, “Gentleman’s Agreement” won for this category. Below are a few pieces from our Photograph and Publicity collections highlighting this film.