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Series 2, Adaptations, 1955 - 1978

 Series — Carton: 2

Scope and Contents

Inventories in this series include:

“The Affair in Arcady” 1 screenplay (adaptation, James Wellard, 1960)

“Becket”: 1 bound screenplay, 1 program (film adaptation, Paramount, 1964)

“Boeing-Boeing”: 1 copy bound screenplay (film adaptation from play, Paramount Pictures, 1965)

“The Boys in the Mailroom” 1 envelope of drafts and correspondence, 1 bound copy of “The Boys in the Mailroom” 1 bound copy of “The Boys in the Mailroom Part II” (television adaptation, adapted from Iris Rainer Dart's book, 1978)

“Contract on Cherry Street”: 1 final revised structure copy,1 hard cover, 1 synopsis***Moldy, do not keep***(tv movie adaptation, NBC, 1977)

“The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus”: 3 envelopes and 2 bound manuscripts, 1 envelope copy of Frank Baum’s book, 1 envelope copy of screenplay, 1 envelope story structure, 1 envelope of 2 copies of story structure, 1 file of notes and revisions of (adaptation from Frank Baum's novel)

“Loving Strangers”: 2 bound copies (adaptation)

“Not as a Stranger”:1 hard cover, has a newspaper clipping inserted (adaptation,with Edna Anhalt, United Artists (UA), 1955.)

“Thomas and the King”: 1 bound revised copy, 1 loose copy of script (adaptation, 1975)


  • 1955 - 1978


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 11.25 Linear Feet (9 cartons)

Language of Materials


Container Summary

(1 carton, 9 files)

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

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