John L. Balderston papers 1915-1950


John L. Balderston papers, 1915-1950

John L. Balderston papers 1915-1950

Collection contains correspondence, scripts, scenarios and notes documenting Balderston's work on plays and screenplays. Includes letters from co-authors George Moore and Jack Squire, correspondence concerning BERKELEY SQAURE and DRACULA, various scenarios for THE BROOK KERITH, a draft of CLOWN OF STRATFORD, memos and notes regarding FRANKENSTEIN, GONE WITH THE WIND, RED PLANET, and othe projects, perhaps never produced, on Andrew Johnson and August Strindberg. Also an incomplete autobiographical sketch.

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Moore, George, 1852-1933 (person)

George Augustus Moore, novelist and story writer, was born February 24, 1852, at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Ireland. From the description of George Moore letters, 1895? (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 501325752 Author who sometimes used the pseudonym, Lady Rhone. From the description of Letter : England, to Foster Baker, n.d. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 23884097 George Moore was born at Moore Hall, County Mayo, Irel...

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Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954 (person)

Journalist and playwright of Beverly Hills, Calif. From the description of John L. Balderston papers, 1915-1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80158323 Playwright and screenwriter, John L. Balderston was born in Philadelphia, but lived for many years in England. He trained as a journalist, was a war correspondent during World War I and in the early 1920s worked as a journalist in London. As a playwright, Balderston often worked in collaboration and ...

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Squire, John Collings, Sir, 1884-1958 (person)

English poet, literary critic, and magazine editor. From the description of Rivers, 1917. (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 31042218 Jack Squire was an English poet. He also edited "The London Mercury: a Monthly Review of Literature & the Arts". From the description of Jack Squire collection. [1933]. (University of Victoria Libraries). WorldCat record id: 676800204 Squire was born in Plymouth, England on Apr. 2, 1884; educated at St. John'...