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John C. Higgins scripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2567

Scope and Contents

This collection contains scripts written by Canadian-American screenwriter John C. Higgins (1905-1995). There are also crime research notes and papers that he used to create his murder mystery movies.

Dates

  • 1935 - 1974

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

John C. Higgins (1905-1995) was a Canadian-American screenwriter. He wrote murder mystery, horror, and thriller movies. His movies include "Murder Man" (1935), "T-Men" (1945), "The Black Sheep" (1956), and "Daughters of Satan" (1972).

Extent

15.75 Linear Feet (14 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains scripts written by Canadian-American screenwriter John C. Higgins (1905-1995). There are also crime research notes and papers that he used to create his murder mystery movies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Eric Otto, March 19, 2008 and May 30 2008.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed.

Title
Finding aid of the John C. Higgins scripts
Status
Unprocessed
Author
Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated.
Date
2022 January
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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