Brown, Clarence, 1890-1987

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Clarence Brown, though born in Massachusetts, was raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. Brown, a graduate of the University of Tennessee, was a major movie director in Hollywood and generous donor to the university. Among his gifts was money to build and establish the Clarence Brown Theatre.

From the description of Papers, 1900-1990. (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 361782169

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referencedIn Asian American Film Ephemera Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Fine Arts Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lothar and Eva Just Film Stills Collection. Harvard Film Archive, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Brown, Clarence, 1890-1987. Papers, 1900-1990. University of Tennessee, John C. Hodges Library
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Brown, Clarence. Miscellaneous Manuscripts. New Jersey Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Clarence Brown Theatre. corporateBody
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
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Verona (N.J.)
United States
Motion picture producers and directors
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Birth 1890-05-10

Death 1987-08-17




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