William Drake scripts
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of scripts from American screenwriter William Drake (1899-1965) for films he wrote during the 1930s. Script titles include "Grand Hotel" (1932), "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939), "The Three Musketeers" (1939), "Goldie Gets Along" (1933), and "Strange Justice" (1932).
- Majority of material found within 1930s
- Drake, William A., 1899-1965 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
William Drake (1899-1965) was an American screenwriter. His best-known work, "Grand Hotel" (1932), won an Academy Award for Best Picture. He also wrote "The Three Musketeers" (1939) and "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" (1939).
2.25 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
This collection consists of scripts from American screenwriter William Drake (1899-1965) for films he wrote during the 1930s.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, February 2, 1960.
This collection is unprocessed.
- Finding aid for the William Drake scripts
- Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
- 2022 February
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