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Papers, ca. 1920-1957

MacArthur, Charles, 1895-1956

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Microforms
  • Physical Details
    • 1.2 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and
    • 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)
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  • Papers of a noted playwright and screenwriter, consisting of scripts and related notes for motion pictures such as Gunga Din (RKO, 1939), Wuthering Heights (UA, 1939), and The Senator Was Indiscreet (Universal, 1947), and for plays such as Lulu Belle (1926). Several titles relate to MacArthur's successful collaboration with Ben Hecht in stage and screen writing.


  • Portions of this collection are also available on microfilm.
  • Presented by Helen Hayes, Nyack, New York, 1963.
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