Shooting Star : (Annie Oakley) : typescript, 1935 Aug. 15.


Shooting Star : (Annie Oakley) : typescript, 1935 Aug. 15.

A revised final typescript of an RKO Radio Picture, Inc. screenplay based on the life of Annie Oakley; screen play by Joel Sayre and John Twist, original story by Joseph A. Fields and Ewart Adamson. Cover annotated with the name "Mr. Abbot".

1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)


SNAC Resource ID: 8322742

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Oakley, Annie, 1860-1926 (person)

Annie Oakley (b. Phoebe Ann Mosey, Aug. 13, 1860, Darke County, OH–d. Nov. 3, 1926, Greenville, OH) was a sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. She began shooting as a child to support her siblings and widowed mother. Like around 1875, Oakley won a shooting match against marksman Frank Butler; the two married in 1876. Butler and Oakley joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West show in 1885 and toured the United States. She also performed for Queen Victoria, King Umberto I of Italy, President Marie Françoi...

Fields, Joseph A., 1895-1966 (person)

Sayre, Joel, 1900-1979 (person)

Joel G. Sayre (1900-1979) was a journalist, author, screenwriter, and foreign correspondent. Raised and educated in Ohio, he served in the Canadian Army's Siberian Expeditionary Force during World War I and later studied at Oxford and Heidelberg. Returning to the United States, he covered sports and crime stories for newspapers in several cities, including Boston and New York, and wrote for the New Yorker. He wrote two successful novels and worked in Hollywood as a scree...

Adamson, Ewart (person)

RKO Radio Pictures (corporateBody)

RKO can be traced to a Milwaukee nickelodeon (1909); after a series of mergers it became the nucleus of Mutual Film Corp.; in 1928, it emerged as Radio-Keith-Orpheum and was involved in production, distribution, and exhibition; the studio employed many of the top creative talents of the 1930s and 40s and was responsible for film classics such as Citizen Kane, Bringing up baby, Suspicion, Gay divorcee, and The magnificent Ambersons; additionally RKO was the distributor of many of Samuel Goldwyn, ...

Twist, John, 1898-1976 (person)

Twist worked as a screenwriter from 1926 until about 1965 and also worked briefly as a producer in the early 1940s. From the description of Papers, 1928-1968. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31061093 ...