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1979 Oct. 5

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to H. Richard Isaacson, Richard Moore and Doug Pirnie

Concerning a recent meeting with Joe Carrico. McCormack comments on Carrico's information regarding the hiring of NFL Films for the production of a documentary on the United States Open Tennis Championship and their inability to sell the film.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1971 Apr. 7

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Cliff Minshull

Concerning a proposed sports film library. McCormack notes that he has talked with Jay Michaels and Barry Frank regarding the project and suggests nine films that would work out for Imberial Tobacco in Canada. The proposed projects include, a tie-in with three British golf films, "Best 18 Holes in Great Britian", "Jacklin", Gary Player instructional films, the British O... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Aug. 25

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to S. E. Knudsen

Enclosing a draft presentation for a Arnold Palmer television special. McCormack mentions that production has begun, that United Air Lines is sponsoring half of the program and that Ford Motor Company may wish to sponsor the other half.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1972 Mar. 2

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to William S. Anderson

Concerning the exclusive film rights in Japan and the Far East for films such as the British Open and Wimbledon. McCormack proposes the potential benefits of such an arrangement and reminds Anderson of quoted rights fees. In addition, McCormack suggests another project for NCR titled the NCR Golf Classic in conjunction with some BBC filming.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1971 Apr. 7

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Edward Block

Concerning arranging appearances of sports personalities for a film project and other shows. McCormack suggest players such as Brooks Robinson, Dave McNally, Dick Butkus, Paul Warfield, John Havlicek, Stan Mikita, Rod Gilbert and others. He then notes that the represent a range of athletes in golf, tennis, skiing, automobile racing and more. McCormack then makes suggestions... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1969 Sept. 23

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Jimmy Hill

McCormack confirms that he will meet with Hill early in the Piccadilly World Match Play Championship in London to discuss the development of a film which would include professional golfers.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1977 Oct. 24

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Phil Pilley

Concerning the Ryder Cup film. McCormack suggests giving the Unites States PGA a print and have Dave DeBusschere present it to them prior to discussing international sales of the television rights to the PGA Championship. Additionally, McCormack asks for the British Open, Wimbledon, and other films upon his arrival in London.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1970 June 8

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to Jay Michaels

Concerning the use of the word exclusive when discussing the rights to the British Open and Wimbledon films. McCormack explains the flexibility of selling non-exclusive rights.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1970 June 8

McCormack, Mark H.

Memorandum from Mark H. McCormack to David M. Kennedy

Concerning the sales of British sports films to British companies for United States use. McCormack indicates that the companies he approaches all have similar questions regarding use and success of the films in the United States. Additionally, McCormack asks that Kennedy prepare a two page memorandum that addresses the questions and can be handed out to potential companies.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1971 Jan. 29

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to Gordon Hough

McCormack informs Hough of several business proposals sent to Ed Block concerning a film project and personal appearances. Additionally, McCormack notes a meeting in New York with other American Telephone and Telegraph(AT&T) people to discuss a proposed film of the 1976 Denver Winter Olympics.

Mark H. McCormack Papers