Papers, 1931-1968.


Papers, 1931-1968.

Collection contains materials relating to Parker's work as a writer and filmmaker, including the manuscripts, galleys and miscellaneous publicity materials for the books "Hell and Hallelujah!" and "Audiovisual Script Writing" (1931, 1967-1968); the manuscripts for miscellaneous short stories and other writings; photographs of Parker; the scripts for the motion picture "Prison Break" and the television special "The Army in Action" (1938, 1963); 8 16 mm films and 18 reel-to-reel audio tapes from "The Army in Action"; and a 1960 letter from Red Skelton.

2.7 cubic ft. + films.

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PARKER, NORTON S. (person)

Parker (d. 1969) was an author and motion picture writer and director. He worked as a writer during the 1920s and 1930s before serving with the U.S. Army Pictorial Center as a filmmaker and its Writers Branch Chief during World War II and the Korean War. In the early 1960s he developed, directed and produced a documentary for the television series "The Big Picture" entitled "The Army in Action," which was a history of the U.S. military after World War I and broadcast in ...

Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (person)

Red Skelton (b. Richard Bernard Skelton, July 17, 1913-d. Sept. 17, 1997), American comedian, radio and television performer. From the description of Skelton, Red, 1913-1997 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10582271 This collection contains material dating primarily from Skelton's first marriage to wife, Edna during the 1930s and 1940s. Included are letters to Red from Don Ameche, Eddie Arnold, Bob Hope, Hedda Harper, Zazu Pitts, Nelson Rockefeller,...

United States. Army Pictorial Center (corporateBody)