Richard Sale papers

Special Collections
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014

Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Sale papers
Date (inclusive): 1940-1977
Collection number: 279
Creator: Sale, Richard
Extent: 14 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Languages: English

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Preferred Citation

Richard Sale papers, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Richard Sale, 1990, with additions from Ellen Stern Harris, 1998


Richard Sale was an American director and screenwriter active in film from the mid-1940s through the 1950s.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The Richard Sale papers span the years 1940-1977 and encompass approximately 14 linear feet. The collection consists of screenplays, teleplays, novels, short stories, and some personal papers.


Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

Indexing Terms

Sale, Richard , 1911-1993--Archives.