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Stewart Stern papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2310

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of scripts, production notes, and newspaper clippings of American screenwriter Stewart Stern (1922-2015). Materials include scripts, reviews, publicity, pressbooks, stills, outlines, treatments, research notes, correspondence, and shooting schedules related to Stern's projects (some unproduced). Screenplays include Rebel Without A Cause (1955), The James Dean Story (1957), The Ugly American (1963), Rachel, Rachel (1968), and Summer Wishes, Winter Dreams (1972). There are also television scripts for Philco Playhouse, Gulf Playhouse, and Playhouse 90.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

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

Stewart Stern (1922-2015) was an American screenwriter. He is best known for writing the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955). Adolph Zukor, founder of Paramount Pictures, was his uncle.

Extent

6.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of scripts, production notes, and newspaper clippings of American screenwriter Stewart Stern (1922-2015). Stern is best known for writing the film "Rebel Without a Cause" (1955).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Stewart Stern, July 29, 1976.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid for the Stewart Stern papers
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
Date
2022 February
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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