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Correspondence, 1909-1977 (continued)
World War II, 1939-1946
The Writer, 1952-1975
Writer's Board, 1946
Writer's Week, University of Redlands, Redlands, Calif., 1958-1959
"W" miscellaneous, 1935-1977
(5 folders)
"Y" miscellaneous, 1927-1928, 1957-1967
"Z" miscellaneous, 1935-1964
Unidentified, 1934-1975, undated
BOX 68-158 Literary File, 1885-1976
Writing drafts, tear sheets, offprints, dictation and interview transcripts, correspondence, research notes and background material, publicity and promotional records, clippings, book jackets, photographs, maps, and book illustrations.
Arranged alphabetically first by type of material and then by title. Larger files are further organized by document type or subject.
BOX 68-78 Drama, 1932-1976
Playscripts and related material. Arranged in files for radio, screen, and stage and thereunder alphabetically by title of the work.
BOX 68 Radio
Story suggestion, Blue Coal Co., 1932
Program for the Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, 1940
Screen
"Ballads for Britain," circa 1940
"Beautiful Dreamer," synopsis, undated
Best Years of Our Lives See Containers 70-71, "Glory for Me"
Book of Esther, synopsis, 1934
"Brennan on the Moor," synopsis, 1957
"Buffalo Bill," synopsis, circa 1942
"Charming Billy," synopses, 1946
(2 folders)
"Deadly Is the Female" See Container 72, Gun Crazy
Follow Me, Boys, reviews and notices, 1966-1967 See also Container 105, God and My Country
"Fool Killer"
Correspondence and contracts, 1962-1963
BOX 69 Screenplay
First draft, 1962
(2 folders)
Second draft, undated
(2 folders)
Third draft, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 70 Fourth draft, undated
Script changes, miscellaneous, undated
(2 folders)
"Glory For Me" See also Container 104, same heading
Best Years of Our Lives, promotional material, clippings, and miscellany, 1946-1950, 1971, undated
Notes and background material, undated
BOX 71 Screenplay
Early draft, undated
(2 folders)
Later draft, undated
"Good Tidings," U.S. Air Force training film, screenplay
Early draft, 1951-1953
Later draft, 1951-1953
BOX 72 "Greatest Show on Earth," synopsis, circa 1948 See also Containers 110-112, Signal Thirty-Two
Gun Crazy See also Container 88, same heading
Correspondence, background material, clippings, and miscellaneous script changes, 1934, 1947-1950
Screenplay
Early drafts, undated
First draft
(2 folders)
Later drafts
(3 folders)
BOX 73 King Brothers Productions
First draft, 1947, Mar. 24
Revised draft, 1947, June 2
Revised draft, 1948, June 25
Happy Land, script changes and miscellany, 1943, undated
"Hoofs in the Night," summary, undated See also same container and Container 74, "Marse Jack"
"I Love a Lassie," synopses and background material, undated
"Last of the Bad Men," 1947 See also Container 76, "Trigger Man"
"Marse Jack" See also same container, "Hoofs in the Night"
Background material, 1934
Screenplay
Early draft, fragment, undated
BOX 74 Later drafts, circa 1938
"Mr. Bullfinch," synopses and notes, circa 1940
"Mountain Melody," screen treatment, 1934 See also Container 91, "Mountain Music"
"Packet of Death," circa 1948
"Sea Robin"
Budget, undated
Screenplay
First draft, 1958
(2 folders)
Second draft, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 75 Third draft, undated
(2 folders)
Synopsis, draft, undated
Sheldon, Marcia, story synopsis, incomplete draft, undated
"Shine On, Harvest Moon," synopsis, notes, and background material, 1940, undated
"Take It and Like It," synopsis, undated
"That Greek Dog" See also Container 94, same heading
Screenplay, 1963
First draft
(2 folders)
Second draft
(2 folders)
BOX 76 Script changes, miscellaneous
"Trigger Man," undated See also Container 73, "Last of the Bad Men", and Container 76, "Wicked Water"
"Tropical Tonic," synopsis, undated
"Wicked Water," screenplay See also Container 76, "Trigger Man", and Container 129, same heading
Early draft, undated
Later draft, 1949
Untitled projects
Mills, Haley, preliminary and final notes on proposed script, 1962
Notes, 1952
Stage
"Elfman" See also Container 86, same heading
Playscript, drafts, undated
Revisions, notes, and background material, 1972, undated
"Lady Honey"
Correspondence and miscellany, 1944-1946
Playscript
First draft, 1944
(2 folders)
BOX 77 Second draft, undated
Third draft, 1976, undated
"Long Remember," playscript
Early draft, undated
Later draft, undated
"Obituary from the Rear," undated See also Container 92, same heading
"Tenting Tonight," undated
"Wake Up Jacob," playscript See also Container 129, same heading
First draft, 1941
(2 folders)
BOX 78 Later drafts, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 78-79 Miscellany, 1885-1975
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