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MS Thr 171

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. David O. Selznick papers concerning the motion picture Vanity fair, 1956: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Thr 171
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.
Title: David O. Selznick papers concerning the motion picture Vanity fair,
Date(s): 1956.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Screenplays and letters concerning English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity fair and the plans for a motion picture by American film producer David O. Selznick.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

65M-206. Gift of Robert H. Chapman, Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; received: 1966 May 18.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

David O. Selznick Papers Concerning the Motion Picture Vanity Fair, 1956. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Selznick was an American film producer. Chapman was an American playwright, theatrical consultant, professor of English literature, and Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University. William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist.

Scope and Contents

Includes screenplays by Louis Osborne Coxe and Selznick adapted from Thackeray's novel Vanity fair, as well as correspondence between Selznick and Chapman concerning the movie version of Vanity Fair.

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