Inside NBCUniversal's Rarely-Accessed Archives

Lon ChaneyLon Chaney, Jr. as Larry Talbot, the Wolf Man, and legendary Universal make-up man, Jack Pierce

From props and costumes to theme park artifacts and historic documents, the NBCUniversal Archives & Collections is one of the world's greatest representations of cinema and television-related artifacts. During our rare-access visit to the archives, we barely scratched the surface of the many movie treasures in the collection. Here's a little taste.

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