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Papers, 1936-1968

Polonsky, Abraham

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  • Format Mixed Materials
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    • 5.6 c.f. (14 archives boxes)
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  • Papers of a screenwriter and filmmaker who was blacklisted in Hollywood after his refusal to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Among Polonsky's papers are manuscripts of his novels and stories; scripts for radio, theater, television, and motion pictures, including documentation for his highly-acclaimed film, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (Universal, 1969); and diaries of his personal life, 1951-1967.


  • Presented by Abraham Polonsky, Red Hook, New York, 1969.
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