What are the terms for image use from The Hollywood Archive?
You must review and accept our Terms of Service Agreement.
What is the size of the digital files?
The size indicated in the file information section of the image preview page is for the compressed JPEG size. A typical file, when uncompressed and ready to use, is aprroximately 16 to 24 megabytes.
When is the site updated?
The Hollywood Archive is updated in real time, as we receive the material from our content contributors.
Who do I contact if I've forgotten my username and/or password?
Please email us at
Does the Hollywood Archive offer content for personal use like web sites, blogs, social networking pages, etc?
Yes. We offer web resolution images for personal use. Contact
for details and associated fees
How do I license content from The Hollywood Archive?
In order to license The Hollywood Archive content, you must sign up for an account. You can use our registration form located here
. We will provide you with a username and password within 24 hours of receipt and after we confirm your details including circulation, billing address, and the nature of your organization (magazine, book, newspaper, Website, or television outlet,etc.).This will allow us to assign pricing via our standard rate card. The Hollywood Archive logs each image download and records this information for billing purposes. Digital downloads adhere to The Hollywood Archive’s existing pricing structure. Only images actually used and/or published are subject to billing. It is the client’s responsibility to notify The Hollywood Archive of all usage.
Obtaining the rights to use The Hollywood Archive's images can be process. Once a user obtains permission from The Hollywood Archive, the user may need to obtain additional third party clearances for the intended use beyond strictly editorial use. This includes celebrity licensing and may also include permission from production studios as well.