Papers, 1956-1967.


Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983. Papers, 1956-1967.

Papers, 1956-1967.

Collection consists of papers relating to a proposed film adaptation of Malcolm Lowry's semi-autobiographical novel Under the Volcano, to have been directed by Luis Buñuel and to have starred Zachary Scott. Included in the collection are correspondence, script treatments, newspaper clippings, and a contract.

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Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983 (person)

Luis Buñuel was born February 22, 1900 in Calanda, Spain. He was educated by Jesuits before going to Madrid to study at the University. There he met Salvador Dali and the two became friends. He moved to Paris where, in 1928-29 he made, with Dali, the short film Un Chien Andalou. This film contained such shocking images that it was banned for decades. Some of the images still shock today, such as the slit-open eyeball that was one of the opening images in the film. It catapulted Buñuel to notor...

Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957 (person)

Lowry, (Clarence) Malcolm was a novelist born in New Brighton, England. He spent time at sea before studying at Cambridge. His most recognized novel is Under the Volcano (1947), set in Mexico where he resided 1936-37. Other works include Ultramarine (1933), based on his early sea travel, and the posthumous Dark is the Grave Wherein My Friend Is Laid (1968). Most of his productive years he lived in British Columbia. From 1954 to his death he resided in England. From the description of...

Ford, Ruth, 1911-2009 (person)

Actress. From the description of Papers of Ruth Ford [manuscript], 1947-1965. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647845310 From the description of Papers of Ruth Ford, 1947-1965. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 32136577 Actress Ruth Ford was born on July 7, 1911 in Brookhaven, Mississippi to Charles and Gertrude Cato Ford. Her parents owned and managed hotels in several southern towns; as a result Ford and her brother, the poet, novelist and...

Bunuel, Jean-Louis (person)

Scott, Zachary, 1914-1965 (person)

Actor. From the description of Reminiscences of Zachary Scott : oral history, 1959. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122480974 ...