Papers relating to the production of Steinbeck's THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE, 1941.


Papers relating to the production of Steinbeck's THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE, 1941.

Box 1 contains the original, 32-page holograph manuscript of the screenplay for THE FORGOTTEN VILLAGE in Steinbeck's hand, twenty-five letters to Herbert Kline, a 30-page hand-made album of on-location production photographs assembled by Rosa Kline, Herbert Kline's wife, and over 100 photographic stills representing over 50 stills from the film. Box 2 (accession # 2003-279) contains reviews from newspapers around the country, as well as 2 related letters. The loose clippings have been photocopied for preservation purposes; the rest of the collection is glued into scrapbook pages.

2 linear feet (1 manuscript box, 1 print box)

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Kline, Herbert A., 1929- (person)

Herbert Kline was a pioneer in documentary filmmaking and received a Golden Globe nomination and award, as well as two Academy Award nominations for his achievements. Kline also contributed to or wrote scripts for some of his documentary films. Kline's important early work included The Heart of Spain (1937), Lights Out in Europe (1938), Crisis (1939), and My Father's House (1947). From the description of Herbert Kline collection related to the film Barabbas (The Thief and the Cross),...

Kline, Rosa Harvan (person)

Steinbeck, John, 1902-1968 (person)

Margaret Gemmell, later van Judah, was a friend of Steinbeck's during their stay at Stanford University, 1925-26. Included with the papers is a manuscript in her own hand describing her friendship with Steinbeck. From the description of John Steinbeck papers, 1925-1978. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866392 This is the producer's copy, property of Oscar Serlin; the play ran from 7 Apr. to 6 June, 1942. From the description of The moon is down, a play in 3 acts...