David O. Selznick papers concerning the motion picture Vanity fair
Screenplays and letters concerning English novelist William Makepeace Thackeray's Vanity fair and the plans for a motion picture by American film producer David O. Selznick.
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.
Extent.1 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes screenplays by Louis Osborne Coxe and Selznick adapted from Thackeray's novel Vanity fair, as well as correspondence between Selznick and Chapman concerning the movie version of Vanity Fair.
Biographical / Historical
Selznick was an American film producer. Chapman was an American playwright, theatrical consultant, professor of English literature, and Director of the Loeb Drama Center at Harvard University. William Makepeace Thackeray was an English novelist.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
65M-206. Gift of Robert H. 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 Vanity fair, 1956: Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
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