Robin Hood: Production drawings capture the visual feel of his popular 2010 adventure film.
Aliens: His widely acclaimed 1979 sci-fi horror flick inserted this terrifying creature into countless movie viewers’ nightmares.
G.I. Jane: The collection includes sheet music from various films, including Trevor Jones’ score for this 1997 Demi Moore vehicle.
Black Hawk Down: Scott is known for using sketches to visualize scenes. This one comes from his 2001 movie about the Battle of Mogadishu.
Gladiator: A director’s script from the 2000 Roman epic features notes in Scott’s handwriting.
Photographed by Gus Ruelas, with permission from The USC Cinematic Arts Library

Blade Runner. Alien. Gladiator. They all testify to director Ridley Scott’s reputation as one of the film industry’s master storytellers. Now materials from some of his movies have found a home at USC. Scott donated an extensive array of memorabilia to the USC School of Cinematic Arts because of the school’s standing in the creative world. From scripts to storyboards, take a glance at some of the collection.