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MS Thr 170.1

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. David O. Selznick letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Thr 170.1
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.
Title: David O. Selznick letters to Robert Harris Chapman,
Date(s): 1956.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.1 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters from American film producer David O. Selznick to American playwright and Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University Robert Harris Chapman concerning plans for several movies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-43. Gift of Mr. Robert H. Chapman, Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; received: 1967 November 12.

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 Letters to Robert Harris Chapman, 1956 (MS Thr 170.1). 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.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes ten unsigned typescript letters from Selznick to Chapman concerning plans for movies of Fitzgerald's Tender is the night, Thackeray's Vanity fair, and Hemingway's Farewell to arms. Three of the letters are also addressed to Sidney Carroll.

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