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Literary File, 1919-1987 (continued)
Texts, 1919-1987 (continued)
Novels and Short Stories, 1919-1964 (continued)
"Portrait of a Young Man," circa 1930
"Priscilla Parkington," 1964
"A Quotation for Spring," by Julian Jerome (CBL), circa 1930
"Shark Rock Mission," 1958-1960 (initially titled, "Memoirs of T. Parking Quinn") For additional material see same container, "Priscilla Parkington," and Container 327, "The Diplomat"
(1 folder)
BOX 323 (14 folders)
BOX 324 (9 folders)
BOX 325 (5 folders)
"Temptation in Tivoli," 1962-1963
"The Thing Could Never Be," by Renee Marks (CBL), circa 1932
"This My Hand," 1929
"The Tree Sisters," incomplete
"Trial by Telephone," by Julian Jerome (CBL), circa 1930
"The Wonderful Cook and Butler," 1960-1962
BOX 325-339 Plays, 1919-1980
Acting scripts, drafts, storylines, synopses, outlines, and notes.
Arranged alphabetically by title and therein chronologically.
BOX 325 "Abide with Me," circa 1934-1935
(3 folders)
"An American Story," [1934]
"Balance of Power: A Political Extravaganza in a Prologue and Three Acts," synopsis, with John Gunther (1901-1970), [1943]
Candida, (Luce adaptation), Stamford, Conn., production, 1945
BOX 326 Child of the Morning, 1951
(4 folders)
Come to the Stable, 1949
BOX 327 Danae, notes, circa 1935
"Der Dummkopf," 1939
"The Diplomat" and "The Diplomatic Detective," pilot scripts for "The Diplomat" television series, 1958-1960
"Entirely Irregular: A Comedy in Three Acts, or The Late Martin Broom," by Clare Brokaw and Austin Page, circa 1924
"Forever in the Garden," circa 1920s
"The 400 Million" (Soong Family-China), 1943
(4 folders)
"The Frying Pan Is Nicer," synopsis, [1940]
"The Gaiety of Nations," circa 1934 (drafts variously titled "The Ant Palace" and "Come the Restoration")
(4 folders)
"General Homer Lea," storyline for a film by Clare Boothe and Elizabeth Cobb, 1941
"Happy Marriage," 1943-1948 (initially titled, "Snow in Summer," with Helen Hull)
(3 folders)
BOX 328 (8 folders)
"Heaven Can Be Had (or the Paradise Makers)," outline for screenplay, 1951
"The King's Bastard," outline, circa 1930s
Kiss the Boys Goodbye
Dramatists Play Service edition, circa 1950
Notes and fragments, 1938
Preface for Random House edition, 1939
Script, Henry Miller Theater, New York, N.Y., Antoinette Perry, director, 1939
[Liliuokalani], notes and research material, undated
"The Lily-Maid," May 1919
"The Lion in the House" synopsis, Clare Boothe and William Hale, and notes for rewrite, 1940, circa 1960s
BOX 329 "Love Is a Verb" (drafts variously titled "Passion Inc." and "Dog in the Manger, I Love You," circa 1939; "Shoot with a Broom," with Alexander King, 1940; "Yohimbee Tree," with Alexander King, 1940-1941; "Willing Heart" and "White Mischief," 1941; "Love Is a Verb," 1943, 1950-1960, 1962; "Yohimbee Tree," 1960)
1939-1941
(10 folders)
BOX 330 1941-1943, 1950
(10 folders)
BOX 331 1950-1953
(10 folders)
BOX 332 1953-1958
(11 folders)
BOX 333 1958-1962
(10 folders)
BOX 334 1962, undated
(2 folders)
"Madame Minister," with Marquis William Childs, 1939
"The Man in the Rowboat," outline and notes, 1944[?]
"The Man Who Knew How to Die," circa 1919
Margin for Error
Drafts, 1939
(6 folders)
Dramatists Play Service edition, 1940
Random House edition, 1940
(4 folders)
Script, Plymouth Theater, New York, N.Y., 1939
BOX 335 "Married from Home," circa 1939-1952
(7 folders)
"The Medal of Honor," circa 1930
[Murder mystery], outline and character list, circa 1960s
"O, Pyramids," 1933-1937 (drafts variously titled: "Sentinel, Ohio," by Elmer Throttlebottom (CBL), 1933; and "O, Pyramids," by John Grace (CBL) with comments by George S. Kaufman, circa 1937)
"On Cracow Location," outline and notes, circa 1941
"Playlet," draft of one-act play, 1974
"Plum-Blossoms," circa 1920
"The Pigeons," 1963-1964, 1982
(2 folders)
BOX 336 (8 folders)
"Pilate's Wife," 1950-1951
(3 folders)
BOX 337 (2 folders)
"The Rape of Jennifer Crane," outline and notes, circa 1950s
"The Sacred Cow," by Clare Boothe Brokaw and Paul Gallico, circa 1933
"Saint Anthony and the Gambler," stepline for a screenplay, 1949
BOX 338 "Saint Francis in Manhattan," synopsis for a ballet, [1950]
"Screwtape Letters," storyline and notes, 1948
(3 folders)
"Six from Coventry," proposal for screenplay, 1941
Slam the Door Softly
Drafts, 1970
(2 folders)
Script, Dramatists Play Service, 1971
"Social Cavalcade, or Life among the Upper Crusters--Or How the Upper Half Lives . . . ," proposed scripts for radio show to be sponsored by Junis Cream Facial Moisturizer, 1934
"The Stars Shine Twice," synopsis, circa 1940s
"S.S. Reno," fragment, circa 1930
The Women
circa 1936, draft synopsis of perfume counter scene
circa 1936 draft
[1936], script used in Philadelphia tryout
1936, commentary by George [S. Kaufman]
1936, script, Ethel Barrymore Theater, New York, N.Y.
BOX 339 1937, Vienna script, "Frauen in New York," German translation by Rudolf Kommer
1938, script and production instructions, Lyric Theater, London, England, Gilbert Miller, producer
(2 folders)
circa 1938, script, "Femmes," French translation by Jacques Deval
1951, script as broadcast by Canadian Ford Theatre
circa 1954, Italian translation, "Donne"
circa 1980, script, "Damen der Gesellschaft," German translation by Nina Adler
Introduction for Random House edition, undated
"Wreath for Petroff's Grave," synopses and drafts, 1950
(3 folders)
Untitled fragments and notes, undated
BOX 340 Poetry, 1919-circa 1950
Printed copies and drafts.
Arranged alphabetically by title or type of material and therein chronologically.
BOX 340 Collected poetry, typescript with clippings, circa 1919-1922
Miscellaneous drafts and fragments, circa 1940-1950, undated
"The New Era," National Magazine, May 1919, frontispiece and broadside copy, circa 1940
Untitled, circa 1923
"The Wreck of the Pancreas," undated
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