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Edward Anhalt papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2027

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter Edward Anhalt (1914-2000), dating from 1949 to 1969. Materials include scripts and related items for thirty films and television programs (several unproduced). Many of the scripts have personal introductory comments handwritten by Anhalt. There are also miscellaneous materials pertaining to the 1960 Writer's Guild of America strike; various publicity clippings (1952-1965), and a short biographical memoir written in 1965 (Box 12, Folders 13-14). Some of the early screenplays were co-written by Anhalt's first wife Edna Anhalt.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1969

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Advance notice required for access.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

Finding aid description and metadata are licensed under an Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Cinematic Arts Library at ctlibarc@usc.edu. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Cinematic Arts Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Anhalt (1914-2000) was an American screenwriter. He began as a writer with his first wife, Edna Anhalt, using the pen name "Andrew Holt" in the 1940s, and their first screenwriting credit was for "Strange Voyage" (1946). He received Academy Awards for writing for "Panic in the Streets" (1950) and "Becket" (1964).

Extent

8.3 Linear Feet (12 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains the papers of American screenwriter Edward Anhalt (1914-2000), dating from 1949 to 1969. Materials include scripts and related items for thirty films and television programs (several unproduced).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward Anhalt, December 19, 1969.

Processing Information

Previously cataloged as Collection no. 27.

Title
Finding aid for the Edward Anhalt papers
Status
Completed
Author
Diann Benti
Date
2021 December
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the USC Libraries Cinematic Arts Library Repository

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