Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1929 April 20 - June 14.

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Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1929 April 20 - June 14.

Collection includes movie scripts and treatments, by Dudley Murphy, of "Before breakfast" and "The Emperor Jones;" and Dudley's manuscript notes on "Before breakfast." In a memorandum, 1929 April 20, Murphy outlines his plans for a movie of "The Emperor Jones" and the use of new sound devices to enhance the production. In a letter, 1929 June 14, Murphy, Gramercy Studios, New York City, writes to Eugene O'Neill outlining plans for a film version of "The Emperor Jones" and sending a treatment of the film.

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