Luther Davis papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of scripts and production material for the 1969 television production of "Arsenic and Old Lace" by writer Luther Davis (1921-2008). It includes drafts of the television script, a model of the set for the television production, reviews of the television program, and a printed copy of the script for the stage play version.
- Davis, Luther (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Luther Davis (1916-2008) was an American playwright and screenwriter. He received two Tony Awards in 1954 for Kismet as Best Author (Musical) and as co-author of the book which contributed to the Best Musical recognition.
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This collection consists of scripts and production material for the 1969 television production of Arsenic and Old Lace by writer Luther Davis (1921-2008). It includes drafts of the television script, a model of the set for the television production, reviews of the television program, and a printed copy of the script for the stage play version.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Luther Davis, February 6,1968.
This collection is unprocessed.
- Finding aid for the Luther Davis papers
- Marissa Chavez for History Associates Incorporated
- 2022 February
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