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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 170

David O. Selznick papers concerning the motion picture Tender is the night


Outlines and notes concerning American film producer David O. Selznick's movie version of F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald's novel Tender is the night.


  • 1956

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.16 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes outlines of Tender is the night prepared by Selznick for the movie version of the novel. Also includes a letter from Selznick to Robert Harris Chapman concerning plans for the movie among other items.

Biographical / Historical

Selznick was an American film producer. Tender is the night is a novel written by American author F. Scott (Francis Scott) Fitzgerald.

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

65M-205. Gift of Robert Harris Chapman, Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138; received: 1966 May 18.
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965. David O. Selznick papers concerning the motion picture Tender is the night, 1956: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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