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Eleanor Ringel collection

Eleanor Ringel collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Eleanor Ringel collection
Creator: Ringel, Eleanor
Inclusive Dates: 1970-2007
Language(s): English
Extent: 20 Linear Feet 17 boxes, 2 oversized boxes, 7 oversized folders
Collection Number: ms4147
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Eleanor Ringel is an award winning writier, movie critic, festival juror and panelist, and teacher from Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Ringel writes for the Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Saporta Report, and was a movie and theater critic for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution from 1978 until 2007. She has been featured on multiple national television networks, and also taught criticism at Oglethorpe and Emory Universities.

Scope and Content

This collection contains press kits, stills, posters, promotional items, and clippings regarding motion pictures from the late 1970s through 2017.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Eleanor Ringel collection, ms4147, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Columbia Pictures Corporation
Dreamworks Pictures
Fox Searchlight Pictures
Motion picture critics.
Motion picture industry -- Collectibles.
Motion pictures -- Photographs.
Motion pictures -- Posters.
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Promotional materials.
Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Universal Pictures Company
Walt Disney Productions

Related Collections in this Repository

The audiovisual materials related to this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archives.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


1. Press kits

11Stills - Vanilla Sky; The Mexican; The Insider; The Siege; American Beauty; Whatever It Takes; Where The Money Is; Rules of Engagement; Three Kings; The Ninth Gate; Spider; Flawless; The End of the Affair
12Stills - Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me; American Beauty; The Love Letter; Pushing Tin; Bounce; Anywhere But Here; The Messenger - The Story of Joan of Arc; Fight Club; Tequila Sunrise; Happiness; The Last Starfighter; Melena; The Score; Waking the Dead
13Stills - Jagged Edge; The Muppet Movie; Balto; Proof of Life; Down to Earth; About Adam; Blow Dry; Lara Croft Tomb Raider; Very Bad Things; Vertical Limit; Jean de Florette; Antz; Velvet Goldmine; Being John Malkovich
14Stills - Shekhar Kapur; Cutthroat Island; Strange Days; Albino Alligator; Blue in the Face; Drop Dead Gorgeous; Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life is Calling; 1969; The Jewel of the Nile; Rounders; What Dreams May Come; Vanilla Sky
15Stills - Return to Me; Rear Window; Kill Bill Volume II; Personal Services; The Lair of the White Worm; The Crossing Guard; Powaqqatsi; Private Parts; The Eighth Day; Children of the Revolution; Razor's Edge; Miss Congeniality; An Ideal Husband; Hurlyburly; The Parent Trap; 54; I'm Gonna Git You Sucka
16Stills - Halloween - H2O; Running; Saving Private Ryan; Your Friends and Neighbors; Return to Paradise; Plunkett and MacLeane; Drive Me Crazy; The Blair Witch Project; Random Hearts; Besieged; Blue Streak; Absolute Power; Big Daddy
17Stills - Cry, The Beloved Country; Crazy in Alabama; Stir of Echoes; Steal Big Steal Little; Othello; Now and Then; Godzilla; The Muse; The Green Room; Dreamworks Pictures 1999 Summer Preview; Dreamworks Pictures 2000 Summer Preview; Revolution Studios 2001 Summer Preview; Dreamworks Pictures 2002 Summer Preview
18Stills - Sunset; Arlington Road; Universal Soldier - The Return; Stepmom; Jakob the Liar; The Young Black Stallion; Urban Legend; Dance with Me; John Carpenter's Vampires; Apt Pupil; Limbo
19Stills - Somewhere in Time; The Avengers; The Fan; A Life Less Ordinary; As Good As It Gets; Scream 2; The Thomas Crown Affair; Getting Away With Murder; Only When I Laugh; F/X; Parting Glances; Protocol; The Seventh Sign; Seems Like Old Times; Spetters; Murder at 1600; The Great Muppet Caper; Muppets From Outer Space; Nobody's Fool
110Stills - Gorky Park; Dracula Dead and Loving It; Good Morning, Viet Nam; Hackers; The Mighty; Madeline; Querelle; Texas Chainsaw Massacre II; Never Been Kissed; Borderline; Good Morning, Babylon; The Island of Dr. Moreau; 10; Sticky Fingers; Gothic
111Stills - Tender Mercies; The Telephone; Funny Farm; Stir Crazy; Rambo III; The Sound of Music; Stormy Monday; Honkytonk Man; The Idol Maker; Legal Eagles; Just Between Friends
21Stills - Short Circuit; Night Shift; Night, Mother; 1900; Grumpier Old Men; Monty Python and the Holy Grail; Over the Top; One-Trick Pony; Lord of Illusions; Outland; High Anxiety; Out of Africa
22Stills - Nuts; Near Dark; The Outing - The Lamp; Sixteen Candles; Six Pack; Go Tell the Spartans; Taps; Tarzan, the Ape Man; On Golden Pond; No Mercy; Polyester
23Stills - Labyrinth; Return of the Soldier; Home Fries; Soldier; Independence Day; Incredible Shrinking Woman; Richard's Things; Revolution; The Seduction of Joe Tynan; Julia
24Stills - Table for Five; Sylvester; The Killing Fields; Ghost Story; Strange Invaders; The New Age; Second Best; The Osterman Weekend; Godzilla 1985; Heartbreak Ridge; Heat
25Stills - Heroes; Stars and Bars; The Hitcher; The Gods Must Be Crazy; The Karate Kid; The General's Daughter; The Wood; Wild, Wild West; The Glenn Miller Story; Mystic Pizza; Night Hawks; The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia; A Night in the Life of Jimmy Reardon; A Nightmare on Elm Street 4; Nicholas and Alexandra
26Stills - Ocean's Eleven; Why Do Fools Fall in Love; The Thin Red Line; Wrongfully Accused; Babe - Pig in the City; House of Games; Revenge of the Pink Panther; The Karate Kid Part II; Kaos; Superman II; Superman III; A Piece of the Action; Greystoke - The Legend of Tarzan, Lord of the Apes
27Stills - My Best Friend's Girl; Peggy Sue Got Married; Stroker Ace; Best Little Whorehouse in Texas; Same Time Next Year; Runaway Train; Priest of Love; Red Planet; Sabrina; The Object of My Affection; Into the Arms of Strangers; Entrapment; Dick; Marilyn Monroe Confidential; Neighbors; Psycho II
28Stills - Promised Land; Prizzi's Honor; Private Benjamin; The Prisoner of Zenda; Purple Rose of Cairo; Mall Rats; Ace Ventura - When Nature Calls; Moscow on the Hudson; Mr. Mom; Assassins; Nothing in Common; The Scarlet Letter: My Brilliant Career
29Stills - Perfect; Old Boyfriends; City Hall; The Presidio; Target; Personal Best; A Perfect Couple; Near Dark; The Hunger; New York, New York; The Pick-up Artist; Paradise; Pascali's Island
210Stills - Broken Arrow, The Hotel New Hampshire; Pauline at the Beach; Lean On Me; It's My Turn; Invasion of the Body Snatchers; Michael Collins; The Lost World: Jurassic Park; Strangeer Than Paradise; Prince of the City; Seems Like Old Times; Gorky Park; American Outlaws; Gloria; Saint Jack; The Stuff; My Dinner with Andre
31Stills - Disney - Air Bud - Golden Receiver; Lion King II - Simba's Pride; Aristocats; Spirited Away; Sleeping Beauty; Pinocchio; Mulan; miscellaneous
32Stills - Paramount Pictures - Pretty Baby; That Was Then, This Is Now; Pretty in Pink; Ordinary People; Gallipoli; The Seduction of Joe Tynan; Terms of Endearment; Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
33Stills - Paramount Pictures - Nate and Hayes; The Keep; The Golden Child; Heartburn; The Stars Fell on Henrietta; North Dallas Forty; Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom; Lady Jane
34Stills - Paramount Pictures - The Muppets Take Manhattan; Supergirl; Prizzi's Honor; Stephen King's Silver Bullet; An Officer and a Gentleman
35-7Stills - miscellaneous
38Stills - AMC, TCM, IFC - miscellaneous
39Stills - TV - miscellaneous
310Stills - actors, directors
311Stills with slides - Home Alone 2 - Lost in New York; Trail Mix-Up; Street Smart; Psycho; She's Having a Baby; Seven; Volcano - The Coast is Toast; Lost and Found; Little Nicky; 15 Minutes; Three to Tango; Bamboozled; Red Heat; Practical magic
312Stills with slides - Brokedown Palace; Muppets from Space; Armageddon; Analyze This; Message in a Bottle; Ginger and Fred; True Crime; Into the West; Limbo; The Ice Storm; Gorillas in the Mist; Switching Channels; Some Like It Hot; The Glass Menagerie; Seven
41Stills with slides - School Daze; Punchline; Prick Up Your Ears; Saving Grace; The Cell; The Matrix; How Stella Got Her Groove Back; The Natural; Tumbleweeds; The Bachelor; Rush Hour 2; Stanley Kubrick Collection
42Folders - Moonstruck; Midnight Run; Songwriter; High Road to China; Little Shop of Horrors; Overboard; Mamma Mia! The Movie
43Folders - The Right Stuff; The Last Wave; Mickey Blue Eyes; Modern Romance; Wild Bill; Wanted; 9 to 5
44Folders - The Milagro Beanfield War; Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace; Murphy's Romance; Norma Rae; Payback; Dancer in the Dark; The Name of the Rose
45Folders - The Sting; Richard Pryor Here and Now; The Hand; Red Sonja; America's Sweethearts; Zoetrope Studios - Napoleon; Looking for Mr. Goodbar; The Mission; Less Than Zero
46Folders - In the Name of the Father; Popeye; Quest for Fire; The Newton Boys; The Mummy; Hamburger Hill; Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles; The Outsiders
47Folders - Magic; Hoosiers; Sudden Impact; 20th Century Fox Summer 1995; United Artists Summer 1995 Roundup
48Folders - Disney - Finding Nemo; The Prince of Egypt; Mickey's Christmas Carol; Young Black Stallion; Beauty and the Beast; Disney Art Editions
51Slides - miscellaneous
52Production notes - Gallipoli; A Small Circle of Friends; Psycho; There Will Be Blood; Casino Royale; Saving Private Ryan; Fox Forecast; Dreamworks Pictures - Coming for Fall
53Folders - empty - Frost/Nixon; Seabiscuit; Flags of Our Fathers; Zodiac; Conspiracy Theory; Disturbia; Bruce Almighty; The Interpreter; Snake Eyes; The First Wives Club; French Kiss; The Hit; Here's Looking At You, Kid; Signs; Mean Girls; The Sum of All Fears
54Folders - empty - Once Upon a Time in America; The Perect Storm; Billy Elliot; The Shawshank Redemption; School of Rock; World Trade Center; Nell; Land of the Dead; Perfume - The Story of Murder; Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events; 007 Ultimate Edition; MGM Summer Movie Preview; Paramount Classics; Universal Previews of Coming Attractions 1996
55Folders - empty - Titanic; Absolute Power; Devil's Advocate; Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason; Priest of Love; Mishima - A Life in Four Chapters; A Beautiful Mind; 007 Golden Eye; Van Helsing; Intolerable Cruelty; Eyes Wide Shut; Mission Impossible III; The Bourne Identity; The Bourne Supremacy; Bowfinger; Paramount Entertainment Summer 93
10Production Notes - Be Cool
12Digital - The Lord of the Rings
15Digital with production notes - X Men 2
15Booklet and flip book - Corpse Bride
15Booklet - Frost/Nixon

2. Posters

1 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade; Notes on a Scandal; Henry V; Seabiscuit; Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street; Big Fish; Barton Fink; Sense and Sensibility; Titanic
2 Little Miss Sunshine; The Dark Knight; Doubt; Happy Go Lucky; Shall We Dance; The English Patient
3The Devil Wears Prada; Do the Right Thing; Finding Neverland; March of the Penguins; Shakespeare in Love; Four Weddings and a Funeral; The Bridges of Madison County; Sarasota French Film Festival
4Lassie; Good Night, and Good Luck; Wanted; Man on Wire; Rachel Getting Married; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; Frost/Nixon; Legends of the Fall; Indiana Jones, He's Back - Comic Con
5 The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King; Changeling; Defiance; The Reader; The Interview; Red
6Tropic Thunder; Slumdog Millionaire; Hellboy II; Vicky Cristina Barcelona; The Silence of the Lambs; The Lord of the Rings - The Return of the King; Star Trek; The Curious Case of Benjamin Button; Speed
7Waltz with Bashir; The Lord of the Rings - Return of the King; Lassie; Bolt; Grease; The Wrestler; Frozen River; The Remains of the Day;

3. Promotional items

56 Gladiator - The Making of the Ridley Scott Epic
5Lunch Box - Over the Hedge
5Box - Donnie Brasco
6T Shirt - Barton Fink
6T Shirt - The Long Kiss Goodnight
6T Shirt - Moon Over Prado
6T Shirt - Any Which Way You Can
6T Shirt - Thief of Hearts
6T Shirt - Rambo III
6T Shirt - The Beast Within
6T Shirt - Flash Gordon
6T Shirt - Excalibur
6T Shirt - True Stories
6T Shirt - Team America - World Police
6T Shirt - Fire With Fire
6T Shirt - Working for the Weekend
6T Shirt - The Stepford Wives
6T Shirt - The Abyss
6T Shirt - Back to the Future, Part I, II, II
6T Shirt - Lord of the Rings: Return of the King
6T Shirt - Love Actually
6T Shirt - The Break-up
6T Shirt - Eve's Bayou
7T Shirt - Dark City
7T Shirt - Little Shop of Horrors
7T Shirt - Traffic
7T Shirt - Cinderella Man
7T Shirt - The Honeymooners
7T Shirt - Air Force One
7T Shirt - Heart and Souls
7T Shirt - Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves
7T Shirt - UHF
7T Shirt - Thank You for Smoking
7T Shirt - The Electric Horseman
7T Shirt - Meet the Fockers
7T Shirt - Dead Peots Society
7T Shirt - In Good Company
7T Shirt - 31st New York Film Festival
7T Shirt - Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
7T Shirt - Savannah Film Festival
7T Shirt - 27th New York Film Festival
8Tote Bag - Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
8Duffel Bag - You, Me and Dupree
8Tote Bag - Last Holiday
8Bag - Bourne Identity
8Messenger bag - M.A.S.H
8Garden Hose - Over the Hedge
8Money Bag - The Newton Boys
9Game Board - Independence Day
9Organizer - John Grisham's The Rainmaker
9Holiday lights - The Santa Clause 2
9Cooler - Small Soldiers summer survival kit
9Candle - Nacho Libre
9Hair Spray - Ultra Clutch official hair spray of the movie HairSpray
9Ajax Cleaner - Mommie Dearest
9Sunglasses - That Darn Cat
9Mouse Pad - Flubber
9Mouse Pad - Finding Nemo
10Mouse pad - X-Men - The Last Stand
9Coffee Mug - The Vanishing
10Notebook - School of Rock
10Record album - Pop
10Underwear - The Real Cancun
10Underwear - I Think I Love My Wife
10Underwear - Bridget Jones' Diary
10Car Flag - Talladega Nights - Ballad of Ricky Bobby
10Lawn Flamingo - Over the Hedge
10DVD Clock - Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment
10Wind-up spider legged doll - Nightwatch
10Mirror - Shrek
10Hat - Elf
10Hat - Four Brothers
10Bobblehead - Mr. 3000
10Bobblehead - The Guru
10Camera - High Art
10Wine bottle - Eurotrip
10Tin container - The Last Stand
10Fish toy - Finding Nemo
10Candle holder - Eragon
10Lotion bottle - The Silence of the Lambs
10Leg shaped hand grips - Very Bad Things
10Candles - Girl with the Pearl Earring
10Foam hand - Bruce Almighty
10Flying disc - The Shaggy Dog
10Flying disc - Small Soldiers
10Flying disc - Mimic
11Walkie-talkies - Spiderman 2
11Triple Action Web Blaster - Spiderman 2
11Rubber Gloves - Mommie Dearest
11Squeaky chicken - Chicken Run
11Stay Puft Marshmallow Man soft toy - Ghostbusters
11Wooden ruler - Wonderland
11Bobblehead - Veronica Corningstone - Anchorman
11Paperweight - Die Another Day
11Map case - RV
11Flip calendar - Surf's Up, 2007
11Leather bound notebook - Finding Neverland
11Clip board in case - Anger Management
12Stuffed snake - Anaconda
12Talking doll - Napoleon Dynamite
12Chinese take-out box - Mulan
12Djembe drum - The Visitor
12Inflatable tube - Titanic
12Water bottle - Small Soldiers
12Honey jar - Bee Movie
12Beach pail and shovel - Surf's Up
12Towel in surfboard shaped wrapper - Surf's Up
12Bath oil bottle - Surf's Up
12Evidence bag - Lethal Weapon 4
12Can of golf balls - Sideways
12Snow globe - Ice Age
12Growth measuring chart - Elf
12Jewelry box - The Phantom of the Opera
12Video game - The Lord of the Rings
12Book - The Lord of the Rings
13Inflatable beach ball - Around the World in 80 Days
13Coffin shaped pencil box - The Haunted Mansion
13Bobblehead - Champ Kind - Anchorman
13Figurine - The Love Guru
13Toy Bowling ball - The Big Lebowski
13TV shaped box - TCM - The Dick Cavett Show with Special Guest Mel Brooks
13TV shaped box - Ed TV
14Pop Tarts box - Spiderman
14Cereal box - Spiderman
14RV shaped box - About Schmidt
14Wooden box - Da Vinci Code
14Elephant ear headband - Horton Hears a Who
14Wrist sweatbands - Honey
14Wrist sweatband - White Chicks
14Wrist sweatbands - Team America
14Playing cards - The Cooler
14T shirt in bone shaped package - The Shaggy Dog
14Playing cards - Out to Sea
Puzzle in can - Bean
14Ink pad - Fred Clause
14Sticky notes - Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
14Puzzle cube - Bravo Network
14Puzzle cube - The Big Lebowski
14Bobblehead - Harvey Pekar - American Splendor
14Animal Crackers box - Secondhand Lions
14Disposable camera - Picture Perfect
14Metal figurines in box - Small Soldiers
14Belt buckle in wooden crate - Steve McQueen Wanted: Dead or Alive - season one
14Desk light - The Matrix
14Sponge - The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
14Head shaped box - Homer - The Simpsons complete sixth season DVD
14Hamburger in take-out box - Fast Food Nation
14Figurine - Sykes - Shark Tale
15Cell Phone - When a Stranger Calls
15Collector cards - The Lord of the Rings - The Two Towers
15Cast cards - Gosford Park
15Booklet - The Sideways Guide to Wine and Life
Book - The Lord of the Rings - Gollum - How We Made Movie magic
15Book - Pirates of the Caribbean - The Visual Guide
15Duckbill hats - (2) Honey
15Flat top cadet hat - M.A.S.H
15Baseball cap - pointed with ball - Jingle All the Way
15Baseball cap - Fled
15Baseball cap - The Rundown
15Baseball cap - American Wedding
15Baseball cap - Ray
15Baseball cap - Savannah Film Festival
15Baseball cap - George of the Jungle
15Baseball cap - Cinderella Man
15Baseball cap - King Kong
15Baseball cap - Peter Pan
15Baseball cap - Speed
15Baseball cap - The Truman Show
15Baseball cap - signed - Jerry Lewis - Damn Yankees
16Compact mirror - The Closer
16Plastic shot glasses - Failure to Launch
16Small pins - Borat
16Belt buckle - X-Men
16Pen with figurine - Red Eye
16Cookie cutters - Elf
16Emery board - Phat Girlz
16Silicone bracelet - Chicken Little
16Keychain - disco ball - Starsky and Hutch
16Toy lipstick - Nancy Drew Get a Clue
16Lip gloss - Charlie's Angels Full Throttle
16Keychain bottle opener - You Kill Me
16Shoulder patches - Ladder 49
16Lapel pins - Mission Impossible III
16Lapel pin - Alien Nation
16Keychain - Dr. Doolittle
16Dogtag - Christopher Reeve Foundation - Superman
16Pins - Night Watch
16Pin - The Grinch
16Pin - Timeline
16Pin - Matrix Revolutions
16Pin - Marie Antoinette
16Pin - Toys
16Pin with clock - The Day After Tomorrow
16Hair pin - A Scanner Darkly
16Evidence bag - Casino
16Hotel key - National Lampoon's Vacation
16Tipping chart - Waitress
16Sticky note pad - The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
16Sticky not pad - The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
16Figurine - Doug E. Doug as Bernie - Shark Tale
16Seed packet - Wallace and Gromit's Giant Carrot seeds - The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
16Magnetic poetry - Your Friends and Neighbors
16Magnets - Big Fish
16Popcorn container lid - Scream
16Luggage tag - Last Holiday
16Lenticular card - Striptease
16Bookmarks - Girl With the Pearl Earring
16Candy bar wrapper - Millions
16Instant coffee wrapper - A Nightmare on Elm Street
16Alarm clock - A Nightmare on Elm Street
16Hair gel - There's Something About Mary
16Metal wallet - Steve McQueen - The Essence of Cool - TCM
16Playing cards - Mafia
17Duffel bag - Mr. and Mrs. Smith
2Stand-up poster - Thelma and Louise
2Board game - National Treasure
1Block of wood - Walking Tall
2Broom - Bewitched - Summer 2005

4. Writing

57My Year End Lists
1Clippings, 1978-1984